This problem involves power and energy. We'll need the power energy relation.
A certain rain cloud at an altitude of 1.75 km contains 3.20 x 107 kg of water vapor. How long would it take a 2.70-kW pump to raise the same amount of water from the Earth’s surface to the cloud’s position?
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