Five Million Cows

Geek.com::Enormous Los Angeles methane leak is equivalent to 5 million cows farting

	"An enormous methane gas leak in Los Angeles County has forced more 
	 than 2,000 residents from their homes in Porter Ranch, California. 
	 The underground natural gas storage field is estimated to be spewing 
	 between 44,000 to 55,000 kilograms per hour of methane -- the equivalent 
	 of five million cows farting."
Exercises
  1. The average of 44,000 kilograms and 55,000 kilograms is ______ kilograms.

  2. A methane spewing rate of 49,500 kilograms per hour is a daily methane spewing rate of [1 day = 24 hours] _________ kilograms per day.

  3. No or Yes: 5,000,000 cows = 5 mega-cows


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 29 December 2015

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