# GATE2017 ME-1: 54

A sprue in a sand mould has a top diameter of $20 \: mm$ and height of $200$ mm. The velocity of the molten metal at the entry of the sprue is $0.5 \: m/s$. Assume acceleration due to gravity as $9.8 \: m/s^{2}$ and neglect all losses. If the mould is well ventilated, the velocity (upto $3$ decimal points accuracy) of the molten metal at the bottom of the sprue is _________ $m/s$

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