Volume of Revolution: About the y-axis
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This animation shows how revolving a plane region about the y-axis generates a volume.
(See notes below.)
volume of revolution that results when the region bounded by the
x-axis, the line x = 1, the line x = 4, and the curve y = √x is revolved about
the y-axis. (11/18/07)
An earlier version of this animation was part of a
National Curve Bank
deposit that won the 2004 Renie Award.