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Volumes for Two Functions

Volumes for Two Functions

If the region bounded by the upper function $y_{upper}=f(x)$ and the lower funciton $y_{lower}=g(x)$, and the lines $x=a$ and $x=b$ is revolved about the $x$-axis, then its volume of revolution is given by:$$ \begin{align} \displaystyleV &= \int_{a}^{b}{\Big([f(x)]^2-[g(x)]^2\Big)}dx \\&= \int_{a}^{b}{\Big(y_{upper}^2-y_{lower}^2\Big)}dx\end{align} $$ Example 1 Find the volume of revolution generated by revolving the region between $y=x^2$ and […]

Volumes using Integration

Volumes using Integration

Volume of Revolution We can use integration to find volumes of revolution between $x=a$ and $x=b$.When the region enclosed by $y=f(x)$, the $x$-axis, and the vertical lines $x=a$ and $x=b$ is revolved through $2 \pi$ or $360^{\circ}$about the $x$-axis to generate a solid, the volume of the solid is given by:$$ \begin{align} \displaystyleV &= \lim_{h […]