Simpson’s Rule and the Volume of a SphereThe Problem :To estimate the volume of timber in a treetrunk, "Simpson’s rule" is used. The length of the trunk is measured. The crosssectional areas at the two ends and the middle are estimated. Simpson’s rule gives the volume of timber as Length x [ Area _{Left end} + ( 4 x Area _{Middle} ) + Area _{Right end }] ÷ 6 Use this rule to find the volume of A a regular cylinder of radius r and length lB a cone of radius r and height l C a flowerpot with dimensions shown D a sphere of radius r Open the File as a Word Document

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