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# Explanation of Hydraulic Radius Exercise

### Exercise Objective

To assess computation of hydraulic radius based on use of FGM terms and variables.

### Exercise Explanation

1. Hydraulic Radius is defined as R = A / Wp.
2. The data provided create the following equation: R = 467 / 133.4.
3. Hydraulic radius is 3.5 ft, which is often similar to the mean depth for relatively wide channels.

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