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Posted by Anonymous on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 6:46pm.

A 3 lb bucket containing 40 lb of water is hanging at the end of a 20 ft rope that weighs 4 oz/ft. The other end of the rope is attached to a pulley. How much work is required to wind the length of rope into the pulley, assuming that the rope is wound onto the pulley at a rate of 2 ft/s and that as the bucket is being lifted, water leaks from the bucket at a rate of 1 lb/s?

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