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I fill a cylindrical tank of length 50 ft and diameter 90 ft with water (to the brim). What is the force the bottom 1 ft band of water exerts on the lining?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

My main doubt is whether i should integrate from 0 to 1 and add the weight of the water above or simply integrate from 49 to 50 and be done. Both yield significantly different results.

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# Homework Help: Hydrostatics and Cylindrical Tank

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