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!

Homework Help: Specific weight and volume question

  1. Jun 20, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    So I have a problem/question were tanks are filled with water and its specific weight is 9.45 kN/m^3. They also give you a range of volumes of different tanks. The problem then asks for the plot of added weight (kN) due to the liquid for the given range of the different tank sizes (diameter). My question is how do you get the added weight; do I just add the different volumes to the specific weight. Thanks for the help.

    2. Relevant equations
    no equations given

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Adding the different volumes to the specific weight
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 20, 2015 #2

    phinds

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    Adding a volume to a specific weight ??? How would the units work out on that?
     
  4. Jun 20, 2015 #3

    SteamKing

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    This question as paraphrased doesn't make a lot of sense.

    Can you post the exact wording of the question, including any data or figures included in the problem statement?
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted