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Re: mathematica problem

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  • Subject: [mg7652] Re: mathematica problem
  • From: murray at (Murray Eisenberg)
  • Date: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 03:36:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Stephanie Gill (sgill at wrote:
: Here is the word problem:

: Consider the region enclosed by y=sin^-1x, y=0, and x=1.  Find the volume of the 
: solid generated by revolving the region about the x-axis using
: a)  disks;
: b)  cylindrical shells.

: I do not understand how to do this on Mathematica, can you help?

Once you set up the necessary integral for each method, the
translation into Mathematica should be completely straightforward.

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