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Solid of Revolution

Find the volume of the solid obtained by rotating the region bounded by the curves
x = y - y^2 and x = 0 about the y=axis. Use the disk or washer method.

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First thing to do would be to graph these two expressions. When you do you'll find that there is a section which is bounded by the y axis in sort of a half moon shape, ...

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The volume of a solid of revolution is found using the disk method. The solution is detailed and well presented. The response received a rating of "5/5" from the student who originally posted the question.