Pipes and Cistern Question & Answers
A booster pump can be used for filling as well as for emptying a tank. The capacity of the tank is 2400 . The emptying capacity of the tank is 10 per minute heigher than its filling capacity and the pump needs 8 minutes lesser to empty the tank than it needs to fill it. What is the filling capacity of the pump?
|A) 50 m^3/min||B) 60 m^3/min|
|C) 72 m^3/min||D) None of these|
Let the filling capacity of the pump be x /min.
Then, emptying capacity of the pump=(x+10) /min.
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