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How do you find the volume of a right cylinder with a diameter of 15 and a height of 8?

Fantasygirl  May 17, 2017

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Looking at Google, the formula for the volume of a cylinder is \(V = \pi r^2 h\)

 

Plugging stuff in, we have \(V = \pi * (15/2)^2* 8\)

Solving gives us \(V = 450 \pi\)

or V = 450pi units^2

 

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I should clarify that r = d/2. That's why I used 15/2.

ThisGuy  May 17, 2017
edited by ThisGuy  May 17, 2017
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Best Answer

Looking at Google, the formula for the volume of a cylinder is \(V = \pi r^2 h\)

 

Plugging stuff in, we have \(V = \pi * (15/2)^2* 8\)

Solving gives us \(V = 450 \pi\)

or V = 450pi units^2

 

//edit

I should clarify that r = d/2. That's why I used 15/2.

ThisGuy  May 17, 2017
edited by ThisGuy  May 17, 2017

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