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7.2: Catchment

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  • 11. Calculate the total volume (in gallons) of 2.00 inches of rain falling into a container with a cross-section of 1.00 \(ft^2\).

     

    12. Calculate the total volume (in gallons) of 2.00 inches of rain falling into a cylindrical container with a diameter of 1.00 ft.

     

    13. Calculate the total volume (in gallons) of 2.00 inches of rain falling into a container with a cross-section of 800 \(ft^2\).

     

    14. Calculate the total collectible volume (in gallons) of 2.00 inches of rain falling onto a metal roof with a footprint of 1200 \(ft^2\).

     

    15. Calculate the total collectible volume (in gallons) of 2.00 inches of rain falling onto a tile roof with an area of 1500 \(ft^2\) and a footprint of 1300 \(ft^2\).

     

    16. Calculate the total collectible volume (in liters) of 50.0 mm of rain falling onto a metal roof with a footprint of 160 \(m^2\).

     

    17. Calculate and graph the monthly collection volumes (in gallons) for the rainfall in Columbia, Missouri on a metal roof with a footprint of 1200 \(ft^2\).

     

    18. Calculate and graph the monthly collection volumes (in gallons) for the rainfall in your hometown on a metal roof with a footprint of 800 \(ft^2\).

     

    19. Calculate the monthly collection volume (in gallons) of 2.00 inches of rain falling onto 2.00 acres of the catchment.

     

    20. Take a photo of 100 square feet.