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A one foot rise in water level 2019-09-15
From Stuart:
If a lake were to rise one foot - how many linear feet would it spread onto the shore line ? What is the correlation - 1 foot of a rise = 10 feet onto the shore ? Does it depend on the lake size - if so Lake Ontario in Canada.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Predicting the number of fish in a lake 2018-09-16
From April:
A researcher catches 30 fish in a pond, attaches a marker to their fin and releases them. The next day she places a large net in the water and catches 9 fish. 3 have the marker attached to their fin. Can she predict the number of fish in the pond???
Thank you

Answered by Penny Nom.
The volume of Lake Utah 2015-01-29
From Hannan:
Lake Utah has a surface area of 3,846 square miles and an average depth of 10.5 feet. In cubic miles, how much water does it hold? How would you approach this question? Where would you start?
Answered by Robert Dawson and Penny Nom.
The volume of a lake 2015-01-10
From Peter:
If a lake is 8 acres in size and 10 feet deep how many gallons of water does it contain
Answered by Penny Nom.
A man made circular lake 2010-11-25
From ailish:
A man made circular lake has a diameter of 338 m. A bridge is to be constructed across the lake in such a way that it is 119 m away from the center of the lake. How long is the bridge?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The perimeter of a lake 2010-03-29
From Bill:
I am trying to figure out the approx. perimeter of a 22 acre lake. Can I solve this by calculating the sq. ft. in 22 acres and then take the square foot to find out the sides of a 22 acre square and then add the sides together to get the perimeter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The waterway between Lake Huron and Lake Superior 2006-03-21
From Trenae:
the waterway between lake huron and lake superior separates the u.s and canada.it is usually 13 feet above the water when its closed and each section is 210 feet long if the angle of elevation is 70 degrees then what is the distance from the top of the drawbridge to the water and the width of the gap created by the 2 sections of the bridge
Answered by Penny Nom.



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