Rawr. My AP Calculus class is awful. I blame it all on Isaac Newton. Sorry, Sir Isaac Newton.
Do I really need to know how fast water fills into a conical tank? Unless someday I am trapped in a conical tank filling with water, I don't think it will turn out to be useful information for me (even if I was trapped in a conical tank filling with water, what are the chances I'd have my calculator?).
And what's up with related rates? I mean, if volume and speed were people, they definitely wouldn't be blood relatives. Maybe married into the family, at least.
Sorry, rant over now.
20 hours ago