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Leaky faucet

Act 1

A video is shown of a leaking sink tap with a plug in the sink. How long will it take for the sink to fill up? How much will the water cost?

Act 2

Further information is given in a videos with timers showing drops per second, and the drops being collected in a measuring cylinder. Images are given showing water rates and the capacity of the sink.

Act 3

The answer is revealed in a speeded up video with a timer shown.

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