# Solids of revolution (exercise)

### Solids of revolution (exercise)

An exercise about the generation of solids of revolution.

Mathematics

Keywords

solid of revolution, cone, cylinder, truncated cone, exercise, solids, stereopsis, axis, mathematics

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