Minkler - Week 3 Discussion
What do we mean by the center of mass?
The center of mass, in terms of how were working with them (in functions), is the central
location of the weight of the graphed functions. If we were to imagine a graph of two functions,
a
What is a type I improper integral? How does it differ from a type II improper
integral? Give examples.
Type I improper integrals are definite integrals that have an upper or lower limit of
infinity, or both limits go to infinity.
Type II improper integra
What is the relation between definite integrals and area?
The definite integral of two curves will give you the area between the two curves.
Why is the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus so important?
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus is so important becau
What is the washer method of calculating volumes?
The washer method of calculating volumes is used to find the volume of 3D objects
that are created when two functions are rotated over an axis. The resulting shape is
the shape of a washer (a building mate