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Vector Calculus

  1. Jul 25, 2011 #1
    Find the surface area of that portion of the sphere x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = a^2 that is above xy-plane and within the cylinder x^2 + y^2 = b^2 , 0 < b < a

    Solution.. i try to find fx and fy..


    how am i going to proceed?
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  3. Jul 25, 2011 #2


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    It would be very simple with spherical polar coordinates.

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