Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH200/December 2011/Question 05 (b)
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Question 05 (b) 

Evaluate the double integral over the region . 
Make sure you understand the problem fully: What is the question asking you to do? Are there specific conditions or constraints that you should take note of? How will you know if your answer is correct from your work only? Can you rephrase the question in your own words in a way that makes sense to you? 
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Hint 1 

Make a sketch of the region of integration and consider a change of variables. 
Hint 2 

Change the cartesian variables to polar coordinates , where the boundaries of the radius are and of the angle are . 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. We use the change of variables from cartesian coordinates to polar coordinates: The region of integration in polar coordinates is . The function becomes . The volume factor for polar coordinates is . Hence, 