6.F. Surface Area of a Solid of Revolution

Definite integrals can be used to find the arc lengths of curves. An arc (a segment of a curve) is approximated by straight line segments whose lengths are given by the distance equation.



Surface Area of a Revolution


Essential Questions
  • How can the surface area of a solid of revolution be found?
Skills
  • Find the area of a surface of revolution.
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Surface Area

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