A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
ilikephysics2
 3 years ago
How do you know when to use the washer formula compared to using the cylinderical shells formula? or does it not matter
ilikephysics2
 3 years ago
How do you know when to use the washer formula compared to using the cylinderical shells formula? or does it not matter

This Question is Closed

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Whenever it's easier.

CliffSedge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's how I make the decision. As you're trying to define your differential area, you'll see which way makes for a less nasty function to integrate. I can't say for sure right now that both methods will work in all cases (they likely won't).
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.