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Need help with finding surface area of a solid of revolution

  1. Feb 10, 2013 #1
    1. Use the integration capabilities of a graphing utility to approximate the surface area of the solid of revolution. (Round your answer to four decimal places.)

    Function:
    y = sin(x)

    Interval:
    [0, pi/4]


    revolved about the x-axis



    2. Use the area of a surface of revolution equation



    3. This was plug into the formula sin(x) sqrt(1+cos(x)^2)

    than i integrated it , and it became a mess.

    can anybody help me solve this, or even with a ti calculator if possible?
     
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  3. Feb 10, 2013 #2

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