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A Paradoxical Paint Pail

by Mark Lynch (Millsaps College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
November, 2005

Subject classification(s): Numbers and Computation | Measurement | Area | Volume
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

A new can, this one bounded, again has the property of having a finite volume, but an infinite surface area.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Integration: Applications
One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
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