The Disk Method

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This Demonstration shows a concise step-by-step derivation of the disk method.

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The general formula for the volume of a solid is where is the area of a cross section of the solid. In the case of the solid above, the cross section is a circle with area

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Contributed by: Lyle Cochran (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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