Volume of solids with known cross sections

2 videos
1 skill
We will now leverage the definite integral to find volumes of figures where we know what the cross sections look like. It is surprisingly fun.

Volume of solids: Example 1

VIDEO 8:17 minutes
The volume of a solid with semi-circular cross sections and a triangular base.

Volume of solids: Example 2

VIDEO 8:34 minutes
This time, the cross section of our solid is given as the area between two curves.

Volumes of solids of known cross-section

Volume of solids practice problems