(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

How much work is required to empty a 2x1x1 ft box of water? Assume density of water is 62.5 lb/ft^{3}.

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\int_a^b A(x)xdx[/tex]

[tex]A(x)=lw=2[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

[tex]62.5\int_0^1 2xdx=125\left[ \frac{x^2}{2} \right]_0^1=62.5[/tex]

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# Work: Emptying a 2x1x1 box of water.

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