The volume of the solid formed when the region bounded by the curve $\displaystyle y = e^x - k$ , the x-axis and the line $\displaystyle x=ln3$ is rotated about the x-axis is $\displaystyle pi*ln3$ units cubed. Find k.

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- Jan 3rd 2010, 05:01 PMshawlisolids of revolution/integration question
The volume of the solid formed when the region bounded by the curve $\displaystyle y = e^x - k$ , the x-axis and the line $\displaystyle x=ln3$ is rotated about the x-axis is $\displaystyle pi*ln3$ units cubed. Find k.

- Jan 3rd 2010, 05:14 PMskeeter
- Jan 4th 2010, 02:32 PMshawli
- Jan 4th 2010, 02:55 PMskeeter
- Jan 4th 2010, 05:54 PMshawli
Nope, that is the question exactly as it is given. I could post the answer at the back of the text book if you'd like to verify your solution though?

- Jan 4th 2010, 06:15 PMmr fantastic