A violent rainstorm dumps 1.7 cm of rain on a city 6.0 km wide and 8.0 km long in a 3.0 hr period. How many metric tons (1 ton = 103 kg) of water fell on the city? [1 cm3 of water has a mass of 1 g = 10-3 kg.](adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

any help would be greatly apreciated!

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# Estimating water volume(so lost)

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