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

The problem is attached in the picture.

3. The attempt at a solution

What bothers me is that they say the wedge is bounded by x + z = a. Doesn't this imply that the calculated volume should only be half of what is written in the answers? I'm aware that the plane x + z = a can refer to either the left (negative) side or the right (positive) side. Do we choose one or simply take both?

Limits for x: 0 to a

Limits for y: 0 to √4ax

Limits for z: 0 to a-x

However, in http://mathworld.wolfram.com/CylindricalWedge.html the wedge is given as the full volume.

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# Homework Help: Volume of wedge

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