1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Calculating amount of raindrops

  1. Aug 24, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A rainstorm lasted 4 hours, 18 minutes, and 31 seconds. It covered an area meqasuring 3.22 miles by 16.5 miles. 1.35 inches of rain fell during the storm. The average raindrop was a sphere with 2.5mm radius. Based on this data calculate the number of raindrops per second per square meter that fell during the storm.


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 24, 2013 #2
    Hi anthonyslvtr. Welcome to Physics Forums.
    The way this works is that you have to make an attempt to solve the problem before anyone can help you, and you have to show us what you did. Then we can try to get you pointed in the right direction.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Calculating amount of raindrops
Loading...