Disk Method in Calculus: Formula & Examples


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This disk method of calculus is based on finding the volume of what geometric solid?

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1. Which of the terms is NOT a part of the disk method of calculus?

2. If g(x)=3x^2 is the function that is to be rotated about the x-axis; what function should be used to find the anti-derivative used for the volume of the object?

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The quiz and worksheet are tools used to gauge your knowledge of the disk method. You need to be able to apply this method to different math problems in order to pass the quiz.

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  • What the disk method is used for in calculus
  • Finding the volume of an object
  • A term not part of the disk method

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the disk method
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve math problems dealing with functions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a term that isn't associated with the disk method

Additional Learning

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  • The equation for volume
  • How to use the disk method
  • Examples using the disk method