Results 1 to 3 of 3

Math Help - Work problem

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Joined
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    38

    Work problem

    A cable 100ft long that weighs 4lb/ft is hanging from a windlass. How much work is done in winding it up?
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    Eater of Worlds
    galactus's Avatar
    Joined
    Jul 2006
    From
    Chaneysville, PA
    Posts
    3,001
    Thanks
    1
    W=4\int_{0}^{100}(100-x)dx
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Joined
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    38
    Quote Originally Posted by galactus View Post
    W=4\int_{0}^{100}(100-x)dx
    cool thanks. I was doubting my own answer.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Work Problem?
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: October 31st 2010, 05:41 PM
  2. SAT Work Problem
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: August 3rd 2010, 01:44 PM
  3. Another work problem
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: March 5th 2009, 02:31 PM
  4. work problem
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: May 8th 2008, 07:45 AM
  5. A Work Problem
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: December 5th 2007, 07:14 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum