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The region R bounded by y=e^-x and y=0 and lying to the right x=0 is rotated about the y-axis

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  1. if you want the volume, that would be, using shells,

    ∫[0,∞] 2πrh dx
    where r=x and h=y=e^-x

    ∫[0,∞] 2πxe^-x dx
    = -2π(x+1)e^-x [0,∞] = 2π

    using discs, it is

    ∫[0,1] πr^2 dy
    where r = x = -ln(y)

    ∫[0,1] π(lny)^2 dy
    = πy(2 - 2lny + (lny)^2)[0,1]
    = 2π

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