Thursday, April 13

Wednesday's Assignment: 10.5 on p. 536: 1-8, 10-16. Topics: displacement method for calculating volume of a 3-d object and density. Also, students completed a short volume/surface area quiz.

Today's Assignment: 10.6 on p. 543: 1-16. Topics: Deriving the formula for the volume of a sphere V = dfrac{4}{3} pi r^3 using Cavalieri's principle and then applying the formula for the volume of a sphere to solve volume problems.