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A holding tank of 7000 litres is full of water which has been contaminated by a pollutant. The tank contains 0.01 percent contaminant by volume. Water with a contaminant concentration of 0.001 percent now flows from a river into the tank at a rate of 5 litres per minute. Since the tank is full, there is an overflow of water into a nearby lake.

1) What is the concentration of contaminant in the tank after 5 hours?

2) The farmer who owns the tank claims that the contents of the tank is under the legislated upper concentration limitation of 0.002 percent for the contaminant. If the inflow has been running for 4 hours, is the farmer's claim correct?

3) What is the volume of contaminant that has overflowed into the nearby lake after four hours?

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# Homework Help: Tough Integration Problem involving flow from a tank

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