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A Bug Problem

by Aaron Melman

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
May, 2006

Subject classification(s): Differential & Difference Equations | Ordinary Differential Equations | First Order ODEs
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 3.6 Differential Equations

This capsule discusses rates of change related to a vessel obtained as a surface of revolution. The question is about the rate a bug must move on the surface as liquid is being poured into the solid.


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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Ordinary Differential Equations | Analytic Methods
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