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Homework Help: Volume enclosed

  1. Jan 30, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find the volume enclosed between the by the cylinder [tex] x^2 + y^2 = 2ax [/tex] and [tex] z^{2} = 2ax [/tex]

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    The problem can be done by evaluating the triple integral [tex]\int \int \int dxdydz [/tex], but i am not able to visualise how the second one is a cylinder. can someone please help?
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  3. Jan 30, 2009 #2


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    The second one isn't a cylinder. It's a paraboloid.
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