Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 07:13:24 -0600
Subject: volume

This may be about a 9 thru 12 grade question. Please tell me the formula for computing the volume, in gallons, of a cylinder. Thanks from a parent. American gallons, please.


  If the cylinder is h inches high and the radius of the end is r inches then the volume in cubic inches is given by

My Americal College Dictionary says that one US gallon is 231 cubic inches so the volume in gallons is

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