Volume of a Cylinder

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Lesson Objective
In this lesson, we will learn about the volume of a cylinder.
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About This Lesson
In this lesson, we will:
  1. Learn how to derive the formula for the volume of a cylinder
  2. See an example on using the formula to calculate the cylinder's volume
  3. See another example on using the formula to calculate the height of a cylinder
The study tips and math video below will explain more.
cylinder with the radius r and height h

Study Tips

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Tip #1
If we have a cylinder with the radius r and height h, the volume, V of the cylinder is:
V = πr2h
cylinder with the radius r and height h
where π is a number that is approximately equals to 3.14.

The math video below will give more explanation about this formula. Also, we will see some examples on how to use it.

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Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on the volume of a cylinder or pick your choice of question below.
  1. Question 1 on finding the volume of a cylinder
  2. Question 2 on finding the height of a cylinder
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