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Volume of Prisms & Cylinders Examples Page 4

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Example 4

Cylinder (#4)

A cylinder is pretty much a prism since it has parallel bases. In this example the diameter of the circle is given. As we discussed earlier, the radius is half the diameter.

B = (pi) x r^2 = (pi) x 2^2

B = 4(pi) cm^2 or approx = 12.56 cm^2


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