# Solution: What fractional part of the total air is removed in 6 strokes?

If one third of the air in a tank is removed by each stroke of an air pump, what fractional part of the total air is removed in 6 strokes?

#### Problem Statement: ECE Board April 1999

If one third of the air in a tank is removed by each stroke of an air pump, what fractional part of the total air is removed in 6 strokes?

0.9122 of the total air is removed in 6 strokes.

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