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Can You Paint a Can of Paint?

by Robert M. Gethner (Franklin and Marshall 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

Author tries to resolve the paradox of the paint can that can be filled, but not covered with paint.

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One-Variable Calculus | Integration: Applications
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