Will the tank be able to hold the entire load?

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Homework Statement


2. A rail car containing 8000 lbs. of a chemical whose density is 3.5 lbs/gallon is to be unloaded into a 2500 gallon capacity tank. Will the tank be able to hold the entire load?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


volume = mass/density= 8000lb/3.5=2285.71
 

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Homework Statement


2. A rail car containing 8000 lbs. of a chemical whose density is 3.5 lbs/gallon is to be unloaded into a 2500 gallon capacity tank. Will the tank be able to hold the entire load?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


volume = mass/density= 8000lb/3.5=2285.71
The question is looking for an answer of yes or no.
 

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