04-05 Water flowing into triangular trough

Problem 04
A triangular trough 10 ft long is 4 ft across the top, and 4 ft deep. If water flows in at the rate of 3 ft3/min, find how fast the surface is rising when the water is 6 in deep.

Solution 04

 

Problem 05
A triangular trough is 10 ft long, 6 ft wide across the top, and 3 ft deep. If water flows in at the rate of 12 ft3/min, find how fast the surface is rising when the water is 6 in deep.

Solution 05

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