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Pairs of Equal Surface Functions

by Daniel Cass and Gerald Wildenberg

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 2008

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Integration
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

The authors describe how to generate many pairs of smooth functions having the property that slices of the two corresponding surfaces of revolution have equal surface areas.

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