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

A material of resistivity p is formed into a solid, truncated cone of height

h and radii r_1 and r_2 at either end. Calculate the resistance of the cone

between the two flat ends.

You can find my awful sketch as a thumbnail.

2. Relevant equations

R=pL/A ,where p is resistivity.

3. The attempt at a solution

I know I need to calculate dR=(p*dy)/(pi*r^2). But I don't know what is r as a function of y.

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# Homework Help: Need to determine resistance of an object

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