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ilikephysics2
 2 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
 2 years ago
How do you know when to use the washer formula compared to using the cylinderical shells formula? or does it not matter

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

CliffSedge
 2 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).
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