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3 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Cross-sectional area of a fire hose 2008-01-27 From Tom:My question is this I know the equations for the final answer but the book skips how to get to one section of the equation. Q=(a)(v) A= The cross-sectional area of the conduit in square feet (ft2). So if you have a 5 inch hose how do they get A=0.136 ft2 ? And I know the velocity already v= velocity in ft per second.Answered by Stephen La Rocque.     Comparing flow rates of two pipes 2007-07-14 From Kenneth:If two water pipes are 3 feet long, but one of them has a 1 foot diameter and the second has a 1 1/2 foot diameter, what simple mathematical method can be used to determine how much faster one pipe can drain water than the other pipe?Answered by Stephen La Rocque.     Cross-sectional area of a cylinder 1999-04-12 From Rebecca Connor:What is the formula to find the cross-sectional area of a cylinder?Answered by Chris Fisher.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français