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Calc 2 using washer meathod v.s cylindrical shells

  1. Feb 8, 2009 #1
    What are the reasons for using washer meathod v.s cylindrical shells?

    Cylindrical shells are much easier but there has to be some reason we can always use them

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  3. Feb 9, 2009 #2


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    Hi carlosgrahm! :smile:

    (i assume you're talking about finding a volume by integrating)

    Sometimes one is easier, sometimes the other. :smile:

    Do you have a specific problem in mind?
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