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Strips of Equal Width on a Sphere Have Equal Surface Areas
On a sphere, strips of equal width have equal surface areas. The sphere is generated by revolving the semicircle given by
about the
axis.
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Mito Are
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Daniel Relix
(Collin College)
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Contributed by:
Mito Are
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Daniel Relix
(Collin College)
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