Visualizing a 3D Solid: Square Slices Under a Parabola

The applet below simulates square cross section perpendicular to the x-axis between the parabola [math]f(x)=\frac{1}{16} x^{2}[/math] and the x-axis. Drag the point labeled DRAG ME in either window.

 

Steve Phelps

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
3d  3d-vectors  parabola  sphere  square 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United States)
 
 
GeoGebra version
5.0
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