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Question 08 (c) 

If a spherical tank of radius 2 metres is filled up to h metres with water, then the volume of water in the tank is given by the following function: where is measured from the deepest point in the tank. (c) Over time, both the volume of water and the height of water in the tank change. Suppose you observe that the height of water is increasing at a rate of 0.1 m/min when the water in the tank is 1 m deep, how fast (in m 3 /min) is the volume increasing at that instant? 
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Hint 

In this part and are both functions of time and we are looking for the rate of change in the volume with respect to time i.e. . The volume function is given with respect to as , so we should use chain rule to find its derivative with respect to . 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. The volume function is which is a composition of two function, so in order to find we apply the chain rule as the following: .
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