(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Use the method of cylindrical shells to find the volume generated

by rotating the region bounded by the given curves about the

specified axis. Sketch the region and a typical shell.

y = 4x - x^2, y = 3; about x = 1

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

int(2*pi*(1-x)*(3-4*x+x^2), x = 0 .. 1) = 11pi/6

This is the only problem on the book that I can't really understand. The correct answer is 8pi/3 according on the odd answers on the back page.

Increasing the upper limit to 2 gives the correct answer. But why? Isn't it I'll just integrate until 1 so I can get a y = 3. Why 2?

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# Homework Help: Cylindrical Shells

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