6.D. Shell Method

An alternative method for finding the volume of a solid of revolution is called shell method. It is called the shell method because it uses cylindrical shells.


Volume of a Solid of Revolution - Shell Method


Essential Questions
  • How can the volume of a solid of revolution be found?
Skills
  • Find the volume of a solid of revolution using the shell method.
  • Compare the uses of the disk method and the shell method.
Resources
  • 6.D. Key Terms
  • 6.D. Book Resource

  • 6.D. Practice Problems
  • 6.D. Checkpoints

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