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Divergence theorem

  1. Apr 20, 2010 #1
    Another question of a practice test.
    How do I use the Divergence theorem to find the outward flux of the field F = (x3,x2y,xy) out through the surface of the solid U = (x,y,z): 0 < y < 5-z, 0 < z < 4-x2. The answer is 4608/35.
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  3. Apr 21, 2010 #2


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    What are you stuck on? You can calculate [itex]\nabla \cdot F[/itex], right?

    Have you sketched the volume? Do you see why the triple integral is easiest to set up if you don't integrate in the z direction first?
  4. Apr 21, 2010 #3
    I got it. SWEET.
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