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Re: [Channel-talkalgebra] Learning Math-Algebra: Session 1

From: R.K. H. <rarecritters@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed Jun 27 2007 - 11:32:02 EDT

Thank you for your help. I actually already went to
that site. If the bottle shapes are simple, I now
understand that it is possible. I was thinking of the
odd shapes we were dealing with in class. I had not
thought of more simple bottle shapes. Thank you.

RK

--- "Mrs. Dudones" <cf_dudones@cfalls.org> wrote:

> I think this website will help
> http://www.jimloy.com/cindy/cavalier.htm
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: channel-talkalgebra-bounces@learner.org
> [mailto:channel-talkalgebra-bounces@learner.org] On
> Behalf Of R.K. H.
> Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2007 3:41 PM
> To: channel-talkalgebra@learner.org
> Subject: [Channel-talkalgebra] Learning
> Math-Algebra: Session 1
>
> I don't understand why the answer to the homework
> question H3 is yes. The question does not ask is
> two
> bottles can have the same volume but a different
> shape. The question asks if it is possible to draw
> two different figures with the same height-volume
> graph. It does not seem possible to me given that
> the
> graph's appearance changes based on the shape of the
> bottle. Volume does not seem very relevant to me.
> The tip for H3 suggests looking into Cavalieri's
> Principle, but when I did, I saw nothing helpful
> regarding a height-volume graph. All I saw was that
> it is possible for different figures to have the
> same
> volume/area (which I already knew). Does anyone
> else
> understand this?
>
> RKH
>
>
>
>
>
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