Rotating a Triangle Around an Axis
- Edward Knote
In this worksheet you will investigate what 3D shape will be created by rotating a triangle attached to an axis around that same axis.
1) Before moving the slider or checking the box attempt to visualize, describe, draw the shape that would be created by rotating the triangle around the y-axis. 2) Once you completed step 1 select the button in upper right and corner of file that looks like 3 grey bars, in window that pops out select view, and then check off 3D graphics. 3) Now move the slider, select the checkbox, and see if your answer to part one was correct or changes.