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dat1611 A trough is 2 feet long and 1 foot high. The vertical cross-section of the trough parallel to an end is shaped like the graph of y=x^6 from x=–1 to x=1 . The trough is full of water. Find the amount of work in foot-pounds required to empty the trough by pumping the water over the top. Note: The weight of water is 62 pounds per cubic foot.
ok the part thats screwing me up is The vertical cross-section of the trough parallel to an end is shaped like the graph of y=x^6 from x=–1 to x=1 im not sure what to do with that.