# Math Help - Work problem

1. ## Work problem

A cable 100ft long that weighs 4lb/ft is hanging from a windlass. How much work is done in winding it up?

2. $W=4\int_{0}^{100}(100-x)dx$

3. Originally Posted by galactus
$W=4\int_{0}^{100}(100-x)dx$
cool thanks. I was doubting my own answer.