Work done by pumping water into a tank

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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Chapter 7, Lesson 5

2. Relevant equations

Water= 9800 N/m^3

∫(Volume)(water)(distance)=Work done ??

3. The attempt at a solution

Volume= 4∏Δy
Distance is where I'm not too sure about. Would I use (10-y)??
If so then I got...
∫9800*4∏Δy*(10-y), from 0 to 4 = 1,254,400∏ N-m

My answer looks really huge... Did I mess up anywhere?
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Welcome to PF, jdroidxw!

You have the infinitesimal weight correct with 9800*4∏dy.

How far does the water that ends at the bottom have to be pumped up?
And how far does the water that ends at the highest level have to be pumped up?

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