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Question about using Washer method

I want to use the Washer method of integration to find the volume of material in a paraboloid of thickness 0.5mm. For the Washer equation $$V= π∫b[f(x)^2−g(x)^2]dx$$ $f(x)$ is a parabola, and I know ...
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Solid of revolution for area bounded by parabolas

Show that the volume generated by revolving the region in the first quadrant bounded by the parabolas $y^{2} =x$, $y^{2}= 8x, x^{2}= y, x^{2}= 8y$ about the x axis is $279 \pi /2$ This problem is to ...
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Setting up integrals for calculating the volume of a solid of revolution

Set up integrals (do not solve them) for finding the volume of the solid formed by revolving the region bounded by $y=(x-1)^2 +\frac{7}{4}$ and $y=-(x+1)^2 +\frac{47}{4}$ about: $A) y=-1$ $B)x=2$ ...
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What side of the axes to compute in a solid of revolution question and how to model a question

I'm a bit confused regarding questions involving solids of revolution. For example, a question involves a polynomal, say, $x^2+2$ is rotated about the y-axis, find the volume for the solid of ...
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Finding the surface area of a region which is generated by revolving a curve around a line

The following problem is from the book, Calculus and Analytical Geometer by Thomas and Finney. It is early on in the book so I would expect / hope any integral would be easy to solve. Problem: Find ...
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Solid of revolution for given area

Find the volume of the solid obtained by revolving the area enclosed by the curve $27ay^{2} = 4(x-2a)^{3} , x$ axis and parabola $y^{2} = 4ax$ about the $x$ axis. I am not able to find the area ...
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Volume of the solid generated by revolution of the given curve.

The volume obtained on revolving about $x=a/2$, the area enclosed between the curves $xy^{2} = a^{2}(a-x)$ and $(a-x)y^{2} = a^{2}x$ is ......$?$ I've drawn both curves and both intersect at $x=a/2$, ...
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Confusion related to the volume of a solid of revolution

Well, I've done several excercises about calculating the volume of a solid of revolution some time ago and I don't remember how I got the results of some of them. The first says "Find the volume of ...
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Why is the slope a part of the area of a surface of revolution?

I have previously learned about the volume of a solid of revolution about the x axis and that equation makes sense to me since it's taking the integral between points a and b of the area of a circle ...
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Finding a value to calculate volume and area using integrals

Given $D=[{(x;y) \in \mathbb R^2 : 1 \le y \le ax^2 +1, 0\le x \le 2/a}], 0 \lt a$, let $W$ be the region obtained by rotating $D$ around $Y$ axis. A) Find the volume of $W$ B) Find, if possible, ...
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Volume generated by rotating around y-axis, curve $y=x^3$ and the lines $y=0$ and $x=2$

Find the volume of the solid generated by revolving about the y-axis the region bounded by the curve $y=x^3$ and the lines $y=0$ and $x=2$ I first found what $x=2$ would be in terms of y. $$y= (2)^3 ...
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Finding value to calculate volume

Given $D=[{(x;y) \in \mathbb R^2 : 1 \le y \le ax^2 +1, 0\le x \le 2/a}], 0 \lt a$, let $W$ be the region obtained by rotating $D$ around $Y$ axis. A) Find the volume of $W$ B) Find, if possible, ...
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Implicit formula for surface of revolution

I want to find the unit normal for a surface of revolution of the form $F(t,s)=(r(t)cos(s),r(t)sin(s),z(t))$ where $\gamma(t)=(r(t),z(t))$ is a curve with unit speed and $r(t)>0$. I know that if ...
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Confusion About Bounds on a Volume of Revolution

I'm having a little bit of trouble understanding how to determine the bounds and manipulate the equations of a complex solid of rotation problem. Here's a prime example of where I struggle: Taken ...
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Solid of Revolution About y=2

Find the volume of the solid of revolution bounded by $y=x^4$ and $y=1$ rotated about $y=2$. Here's my attempt: $\pi\displaystyle\int_{-1}^1(2-x^4)^2dx$ $\pi\displaystyle\int_{-1}^1(4-4x^4+x^8)dx$ ...
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Solid of revolution volume for 3d objects

I need to find the volume of the object: $z = 3 + \cos x + \cos y$, over $x = 0$, $x = \pi$, $y = 0$, $y = \pi$ The only formula I know if integrating $f^2(x)$ and multiplying by $\pi$. How does it ...
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Who invented finding volumes through revolution?

If this can't be found, which famous mathematician(s) worked on further developing the idea of finding volumes through revolution?
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Help with calculus conceptual question

Need help for AP calc AB test coming up but am a bit stumped about how to solve this question: Suppose a region R has an area A and lies above the x-axis. When R is rotated about the x-axis, it ...
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Volume of Solid through Integration

The solid shown below has a semicircular base of 2cm. Vertical cross-sections of the solid perpendicular to the diameter of the semicircle are right-angled triangles, the heights of which are bounded ...
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How to find the coefficients of this Integral

I am encountering a very tricky problem for me and I am not sure the right approach to solve it. It is simple. It is just telling me to fill in the coefficients of the integral to find the volume of ...
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Volume of a curve using integration [closed]

Consider the region $R$ bounded by the curves $y=ax^2+1, y=0, x=0,\space\text{and}\space x=1, \text{for}\space a\geq-1$. If $V_1(a)$ is the volume of the solid generated when $R$ is revolved about ...
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Volume of a solid revolution

Find the volume of a solid figure generated by rotating the area of the region bounded by, $$y_1=x^2-4$$ $$y_2=3x+6$$ and the $x$-axis about the $x$ axis. I tried solving this using the formula, $$V= ...
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Finding the surface area of two solids of revolution

I have a couple of questions that are similar in nature: 1) I am trying to find the surface area of this when I rotate it around the x-axis. I have $y = \sqrt{5-x}$ when $3 \leq x \leq 5$ Say $dy/dx ...
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Surface area of revolution query

I've been struggling to grasp this concept. As you see, I was able to achieve the arc length asked for in the first example. Now, however, I seem to be in a pinch regarding the surface area. I ...
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Volume of revolution found by rotating the region bounded by $x=y^2$ and $x=1-y^2$ about the line $x=3$

Find the solid of revolution obtained by rotating the region bounded by the curves $x=y^2$ and $x=1-y^2$ about the line $x=3$. To solve this problem I tried using the washer method with respect to $y$...
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Medial axis of symmetric solid & volume

I have a problem and would appreciate some pointers. In short, I have a solid which is produced by revolving a 2D polyline around an axis, thus producing a solid of revolution. Now: 1) Is there some ...
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Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region about the y-axis; [closed]

Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the given curves about the specified axis. $y=x^{-5}, y=0, x=1, x=9;$ about the $y$-axis. How do I solve this when given ...
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How to calculate volume of a right circular cone's hyperbola segment given position of slice?

PROBLEM: I am working on calculating volumes of geometric solids. All shapes have been pretty basic until now. I am bewildered on how to attack the problem of calculating the volume of a slice of a ...
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Finding the volume of a right cylinder in terms of full surface area and a variable

Let S be the full surface area of a right cylinder. Let H be the height of the cylinder and r be the radius of it's base. Let m = H-r. Find the volume V of the cylinder in terms of S and m.
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Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the curves $y=x^2$, $x=5$, and $y=0$ about the $x$-axis

Using disks or washers, find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the curves $y=x^2$, $x=5$, and $y=0$ about the $x$-axis. How do I solve this when given rotating region ...
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Solid of revolution using washer method(Gives negative answer)

My teacher even knew that the answer should not be negative but it turned out to be negative. The given was y=x^2, y=4x-x^2, revolving about the y-axis. Here are some of the solution presented, I hope ...
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Optimizing the surface area of an ellipsoid [closed]

How can I optimize the surface area of an ellipsoid to make it as large as possible, while keeping volume fixed? After I rearranged the volume of an ellipsoid to solve for one of the radii, I tried ...
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Finding volume of revolution for $y=x^{2}+2$ about $y=-2$ on the interval $[0,2]$

Finding the volume obtained of a curve after revolving it around $y=-2$, using Mathematica gives $$V=\pi \int_{0}^{2} \left(4+x^{2} \right)^{2}dx=\dfrac{896 \pi }{15}$$ However, in the solution manual ...
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Why doesn't the second method work?

I have been trying to complete this question: The region R, bounded by the curve with equation $y=\sin(x)$, $0\leqslant x \leqslant \pi$ and the line with equation $y = \dfrac{1}{\sqrt2}$ The ...
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Volume of solid using shell method

I have a homework question that asks the following: Use the shell method to find the volume of the solid generated by revolving the region bounded by the line $y=3x+4$ and the parabola $y=x^2$ ...
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Volume of revolution of a triangle.

I have a triangle on the $xy$ plane whos base's center is $x_1$ away from the $y$-axis horizontally. I want to rotate it around the y-axis and find the volume of the triangular doughnut shape. My ...
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I don't understand a part of the solution using the method of shells on this problem

\begin{array} { l } { 4 \mathrm { C } - 3 \text { Find the volume of the region } \sqrt { x } \leq y \leq 1 , x \geq 0 \text { revolved around the } y \text { -axis } } \\ { \text { by both the method ...
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Solid of revolution -finding area

When we calculate volume or area of solid generated by revolving we use absolute sign to cut out negative sign of area..but to be function value of x should give only one value.. But how can we ...
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The volume of solid of revolution rotated about the line $y=x$ [closed]

Find the volume of solid of revolution of region between curves $y=\sqrt x$ and $y=x^2$ in $xy-$plane about the line $y=x$. I know the answer, $\pi/30\sqrt 2$, but how we can obtain it? Should we ...
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Volume of Solid of Revolution (Glass)

We are given $y^2/a^2-x^2/b^2=1$, $y>0$ . If we rotate the hyperbola around the $y$ axis the shape is similar to a glass. What will the volume of water inside the glass be, in order to fill the ...
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Volume of solid of revolution ($\cos(x)$)

Compute the volume of the solid of revolution that results from revolving $f(x)=\cos(x)$ between $x=-\pi/2$ and $x=\pi/2$ around $y=-1$. I know how to do so around the $x$-axis or the $y$-axis, ...
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Simplest Way to Find Volume of Solid of Revolution Around Given Line

Question I would like to know the simplest way to find the volume of the solid of revolution created by rotating the parabola $y=x^2$ around the line $y=x$ (the shape shown in blue below). I am ...
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How to find volume and surface area of a spindle torus?

I know that you can use the formulas described in Pappus' centroid theorem, detailed here. But does Pappus' centroid theorem hold true for all forms of a torus: ring, horn, and spindle? I found ...
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Volume of Revolution for $y=1-x^2$ and $y=2x$

There's a question on our review sheet that I don't quite understand. It asks for the integral to find a volume of a solid bounded by the graphs $y=1-x^2$, $x=0$, and $y=2x$. The correct answer is $\...
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Find the area of the surface formed by revolving the given curve about $(i)x$-axis and $(i)y$-axis

Q:Find the area of the surface formed by revolving the given curve about $(i)x-axis$ and $(i)y-axis$ $$x=a\cos\theta ,y=b\sin\theta,0\le\theta\le2\pi$$ About $x-$axis is, $S=2\pi\int_0^{2\pi}b\sin\...
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Find the volume of the solid that results when the region enclosed by the given curves is revolved about the $y$-axis

Q:Find the volume of the solid that results when the region enclosed by the given curves is revolved about the $y$-axis: $$y=\sqrt{\frac{1-x^2}{x^2}}\:(x>0),x=0,y=0,y=2$$ My first problem is I ...
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Finding the surface area of a solid of revolution

I'm given the function $x=\frac{1}{15}(y^2+10)^{3/2}$ and I need to find the area of the solid of revolution obtained by rotating the function from $y=2$ to $y=4$ about the $x-axis$. I've tried ...
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Volume of the solid from rotating four curves

Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the given curves about the specified axis. y=5+1/(x^2), y=5, x=3, x=6; about the x-axis. I'm not sure how to solve this ...
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Volume by disk or washer

The volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region enclosed by $y=x^2, x=y^2$ about the line $x=−5$ can be computed using the method of disks or washers via an integral I am doing it like $...
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cross section of torus

Is there any particular name for the plane revolved about an external axis to form a torus? I was thinking of "cross section," but that could be taken as a vertical plane cutting the whole torus in ...