# Experiment question- energy consumed from single shower

## Homework Statement

Not really a problem but more of an experiment.
Attempting to measure the amount of energy used for one typical shower
I have come up with these units, I need help figuring out the energy being consumed through the shower water use and shower water cost. Some equations would be very helpful.

Average Shower Time: 17 Minutes
Shower Head Water Usage: 2.5 gallons (U.S. Average) per minute
Water Cost: $2.00 per 1,000 gallons (U.S. annual average for price) Water Heater Usage energy type: Electric Cost of Water Heater Usage:$0.17 per kWh
Water Temperature: Calculated at approximately 61 degrees Fahrenheit
Shower Temperature: Calculated at approximately 115 degrees Fahrenheit

## Homework Equations

the issue is I am not sure what equation needs to be used to solve for energy

## The Attempt at a Solution

Dont have an attempt without the equations