Water reservoir

The cuboid reservoir contains 1900 hectoliters of water and the water height is 2.5 m. Determine the dimensions of the bottom where one dimension is 3.2 m longer than the second one.


a =  7.26 m
b =  10.46 m


Solution in text a =
Solution in text b =

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