Still Learning Calculus: Volumes of Revolution! Fun Times! Haha

March 7, 2012 at 1:00 am | Posted in Academic, Calculus, Calculus Example, definite integral, disk method, Kristin Bell, math, Mathematics, shell method, volumes of revolution, washer method | Leave a comment

Yep, I’m still taking Calculus. On our last homework we were learning about measuring volume by rotating small sections around the x or y axis. Here I am demonstrating use of what they call the “Shell Method.” It seems a little easier to me than the Disk or Washer method. But then again, I guess it depends on the problem! lol

More Calculus Homework! :)

February 14, 2012 at 11:48 pm | Posted in Calculus, Calculus Example, definite integral, displacement, distance, Kristin Bell, math, Mathematics | Leave a comment

Here is another page of Calculus homework. I thought it would be fun to add the rocket as my projectile, and then I felt compelled to add the moon, Earth and Sun! hahaha. We were working on definite integrals and finding distance traveled and displacement.

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