Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

Firefighters use the formula S = 0.5P + 26 to compute the horizontal range S in feet of water from a particular hose, where P is the nozzle pressure in pounds. Find the horizontal range if pressure is 90 lb

  1. ×

    44 feet

  2. ×

    450 feet

  3. ×

    19 feet

  4. 71 feet

Collected in the board: Linear Equations

Steven Zheng posted 4 hours ago

Answer

  1. If pressure is 90 lb, substitute the pressure value to the formula of a linear equation

    S = 0.5P + 26

    =0.5\times 90+26

    =71

Steven Zheng posted 4 hours ago

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