# Thread: Volume of solids of revolution help..

1. ## Volume of solids of revolution help..

I need help with volumes of solids of revolution.. I am given region R bounded by curves $y = x + 2$, and $y = x^{2}$.
I tried setting it up to figure it out using the disk method, but I am not sure I got the right answer, so I just would like some help setting it up.

O and BTW my answer I got was Pi * 16 and 1/3

2. Originally Posted by Manizzle
I need help with volumes of solids of revolution.. I am given region R bounded by curves $y = x + 2$, and $y = x^{2}$.
I tried setting it up to figure it out using the disk method, but I am not sure I got the right answer, so I just would like some help setting it up.

O and BTW my answer I got was Pi * 16 and 1/3
The curves intersect at $x = -1,\; 2$

$V = \pi \int_{-1}^2 (x+2)^2 - x^4\; dx = \frac{72 \pi}{5}$