OpenStudy (anonymous):

help

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@Baseballa101 @hyntc @StudyGurl14

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Which of the following is the most appropriate unit to describe the rate at which water flows over Niagara Falls? Day per billion gallons, because the independent quantity is volume of water in billion gallons and dependent quantity is time in days. Billion gallons per day, because the independent quantity is volume of water in billion gallons and dependent quantity is time in days. Billion gallons per day, because the independent quantity is time in days and dependent quantity is volume of water in billion gallons. Day per billion gallons, because the independent quantity is time in days and dependent quantity is volume of water in billion gallons.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

B

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

\i think it C

3 years ago
OpenStudy (studygurl14):

B or C, I'm not sure

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

because a RATE is generally some MEASURE per unit of TIME.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

ut you want a RATE of the FLOW of the water. A RATE is usually something that depends on TIME. E.g, time is INDEPENDENT, and the RATE DEPENDS on how much time has passed. Like, driving a car - miles per hour. pay rate - \$ per hour

3 years ago
OpenStudy (studygurl14): 3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

But they are testing the water

3 years ago
OpenStudy (studygurl14):

no, they are measuring the rate the water is flowing

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

I would say C, gallens per day is a rate of water flowing and time does not depend on water volume but the volume of water flowing does depend on time

3 years ago