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    Solid of Revolution Integration

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    Use the disk method to find the volume of the solid of revolution formed by revolving the region about the x-axis.
    Y = sqrt16-x
    Solid region is a semi circle from 0,4 to 16,0 find the solid amount between 5,0 and 6,0.

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    So, letting f(x) = Sqrt(16-x), of we revolve the given region, around the x-axis, the general formula (Given in any first-year calculus textbook) using the Disc method is:

    V = integral(a to b) * pi * [f(x)]^2 dx, where a to b represents ...

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    This solution finds the volume of the solid of revolution.