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Air is flowing with a speed of 0.4m/s in the direction of the vector (-1, -1, 1). Calculate the volume of air flowing per second through the loop which consists of straight lines joining, in turn, the following (1,1,0), (1,0,0), (0,0,0), (0,1,1), (1,1,1) and (1,1,0).

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3. The attempt at a solution

So I don't know if this is meant to be a line integral or surface one?

My feeling is that it should be a surface integral over that pentagonal surface..I.e. double integral of F.n dS..where F is (-1,-1,1)..

Firstly, is this right? Secondly, how do I use the fact that the speed of flow is 0.4? Thirdly, how do I find the normal to the plane?! Finally, how do i integrate over the surface of the pentagon in the double integral?!

Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Surface Integral - or Line Integral?

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