The Backpage: My Favorite Lesson
The Back Page: My Favorite Lesson: A Sweet Way to Investigate Volume
Nicole A. Bannister
December 2011, Volume 105, Issue 5, Page 400
A series of “food labs” designed to help calculus students make sense of abstract volume concepts. The methods include slicing (e.g., disk, washer, cross-section) and shell methods, and the author discusses how to use them in the classroom.
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