Calculate the integral dS, where is the surface of the half ball x^2 + y^2 +z^2 is less than or equal to1, z is greater than or equal to 0 and

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- August 4th 2010, 02:50 PMlarryboi7Surface Integrals
Calculate the integral d

**S**, where is the surface of the half ball x^2 + y^2 +z^2 is less than or equal to1, z is greater than or equal to 0 and

- August 4th 2010, 06:48 PMAckbeet
As a matter of clarity, are you computing

?

If so, what have you done so far? - August 5th 2010, 04:35 AMHallsofIvy
And, if so, is the surface to be oriented with upward or downward normals?

- August 5th 2010, 05:41 AMAckbeet
Reply to HallsofIvy at Post # 3:

Usually, in problems like this, the normal to the surface is oriented*outward*. That makes it unambiguous in most cases.