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Water in a Pool

SATMAT-IG6NP0

A rectangular pool for small children with length $51$ inches and width $36$ inches is filled with water to a depth of $15$ inches. If water weighs about $62$ pounds per cubic foot, then which of these statements is the most accurate? ($12$ inches = $1$ foot, $1$ ton = $2,000$ pounds)

A

The water in this pool weighs a little less than half of a ton.

B

The water in this pool weighs a little more than half of a ton.

C

The water in this pool weighs a little less than a ton.

D

The water in this pool weighs a little more than a ton.