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Doublecakes: An Archimedean Ratio Extended

by Vera L. X. Figueiredo (State University of Campinas) and Margarida P. Mello (State University of Campinas) and Sandra A. Santos (State University of Campinas)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 2007

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Solid Geometry | Cylinders | Prisms | Spheres
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 4.9 Geometry

Generalized examples of a sphere and a circumscribing cylinder, which can also be used to calculate the surface area of a sphere.


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