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Find the volume of the solid generated by rotating the region 0<y<5-x^2 about the x-axis

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  1. the volume would be

    ∫[-√5,√5] πr^2 dx
    where r=y=(5-x^2)
    Because of symmetry, that is
    2∫[0,√5] π(5-x^2)^2 dx = 80π√5/3

    using shells, that is
    2∫[0,5] 2πrh dy
    where r=y and h=x=√(5-y)
    2∫[0,5] 2πy√(5-y) dy = 80π√5/3

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