Cavalieri's Principle

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This Demonstration illustrates one version of Cavalieri's principle. This result from calculus states that if two solids of equal altitude have identical cross sectional areas at each height, then the solids have the same volume.

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




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