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

Find the volume of the solid generated where y = 1/x for 1<=x<=5 is rotated about the x axis.

2. Relevant equations

I = r^2 dm, sqrt(1 + (dy/dx)^2) dx,

3. The attempt at a solution

So I have found the length of the curve and can henceforth find surface area and so on but I cannot figure out the step to take to get to volume, I understand that it probably isnt too difficult after the first part, so does anyone knw what the relevant formula is to solve for this, any help much appreciated :) btw solid will b the shape of a spinning top in a way ty :)

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# Homework Help: Volume of generated solid by rotation

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