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Description: Student draws top half of outline; a solid of rotation (horizontal axis) is produced (shown in perspective, dynamic).
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Freudenthal Institute
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 7 Geometry in space
Geometry 2D pictures of 3D solids, Modeling and applications
Calculus Vol. of a solid of revolution

Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Craig, Apr 2 2005 11:06:39:820PM
What did students learn? I used this for demonstrations of solids of rotation (along with physical models)
Recommended for:
Geometry: Perimeter, area, and volume
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Comment:this is not helpful.where are the equations of the lines?