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Homework Help: Pumping Problem

  1. Mar 18, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A tank is in the shape of an inverted right circular cone with a radius of 10 feet and a height of 6 feet. Assume the tank contains water to a depth of 4 feet. Find the work required to pump all but 1 foot of water from the tank.

    2. Relevant equations

    F= weight*[tex]\Delta[/tex]v
    weight of water=62.4 ft/lb

    3. The attempt at a solution




    W=57857.67 ft*lb

    Did I do my work correctly? Help please! Thank you much!
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