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Water Velocity In a Hose

APPH12-3P2S1A

Water is shooting out of a nozzle on a hose. The hose has a diameter of $2.00\text{ centimeters}$ and the nozzle has a diameter of $0.60\text{ centimeters}$.

If the water being released from the nozzle has a velocity of $8.00\text{ m/s}$, which velocity in the hose is most consistent?

A

$88.8\text{ m/s}$

B

$2.40\text{ m/s}$

C

$0.72\text{ m/s}$

D

$0.0113\text{ m/s}$