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# The following chart gives average water usage for various activities for one person for one day. Use Average Amount Taking bath 110 L(liters) Taking shower 75 L Flushing toilet 22 L Washing hands, face 7 L Getting a drink 1 L Brushing teeth 1 L Doing dishes (one meal) 30 L Cooking (one meal) 18 L a. Use the chart to calculate how much water you use each day. b. An average American uses approximately 200 L of water per day and there are approximately 310,000,000 people in the United States. On average approximately how much water is used in the United States per day?

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Calculate how much water you use each day by adding each amount of water consume per activity.

Use Average Amount
Taking bath 110 L
Taking shower 75 L
Flushing toilet 22 L
Washing hands, face 7 L
Getting a drink 1 L
Brushing teeth 1 L
Doing dishes (one meal) 30 L
Cooking (one meal) 18
TOTAL 264 L / day

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