(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Water is pumped steadily out of a flooded basement at a speed of 5.7m/s, through a uniform hose of radius 1.01cm. The hose passes through a window 2.96m above the waterline. What is the power (in W) delivered by the pump?

2. Relevant equations

Continuity and Bernoulli principles

3. The attempt at a solution

By using the radius, the cross sectional area is found to be 3.2047 * 10^-4 m^2.

Multiply this by the velocity to find the flow rate I got: .001827 m^3/s or 1.827 kg/s.

Multiply this by gravity (9.8 m/s^2) and the height (2.96m), I got 52.99 Watts.

I don't know where I made a mistake, please help!

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# Homework Help: Power of a Pump draining a flooded basement

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