The Disk Method
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This Demonstration shows a concise step-by-step derivation of the disk method.[more]
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[less]
Contributed by: Lyle Cochran (March 2011)
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"The Disk Method"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011