Gallery Problems Exercise

Shower versus Bath

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Shower versus Bath

Watch the video Water Efficiency.

  1. Which do you think uses less water, a shower or a bath? Why?
  2. What information do you need to figure out which one uses more water?
  3. Watch the video Flow Rate and use the information in the video to calculate the flow rate of a shower faucet and a bath faucet.
  4. Watch the video Bath versus Shower. Use the information in the video to determine which uses more water, a bath or an average shower.
  5. How would the situation need to change to reverse the answer to problem 4?
  6. Given the information you have, how long a shower can be taken to use the same amount of water as the bath used?

VIDEO: Water Efficiency

VIDEO: Flow Rate

VIDEO: Bath versus Shower