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Chapter 5: Applications of Integration

Section 5.3: Volume by Slicing

Example 5.3.2

By the method of slicing, obtain the volume of the solid whose base is an equilateral triangle of side s, and whose cross sections are squares.  


In particular, the equilateral triangle lies in the plane z=0, has a vertex at the origin, and an altitude along the x-axis. The square cross sections are parallel to the yz-plane.

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