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Illustrating the Washer Method
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | Integration, Applications
Java applet allows the user to visualize the washer method for finding the volume of a solid formed by revolving a specific region about the \(x\)-axis. The region is formed by two fixed curves of functions in terms of the \(x\) variable. The applet allows the user to dynamically interact with the total volume, a specific washer, or a discrete number of washers. The user interacts with the 3D rendering with fluid mouse motions.
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Creator(s): Paul Seeburger (Monroe Community College)
Contributor(s): Paul Seeburger (Monroe Community College)
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Monroe Community College
Resource copyright: Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College
This review was published on April 03, 2011
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