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Video Tutorial "Finding the height of a cylinder"
Questions answered in this video...

​How do you find the height of a cylinder?

What is the formula for finding the volume of a cylinder?

If a cylinder has a volume of 288π units and a radius of 6 units,what is the cylinder's height?

Volume of a Cylinder Calculator

​A cylinder is a three dimensional shape with two circular bases that are parallel
The volume of a cylinder is found by multiplying the area of one base by its height. 




formula for volume of a cylinder
formula for cylinder volume pi times radius squared times height

Volume of a Cylinder





cylinder 4 by 3 units
Parallel Circular Base
Parallel Circular Base
Find the volume of a cylinder with the following dimensions
Radius = 4
Height = 3


Step 1
Step 2
Find the volume of a cylinder with the following dimensions
Radius = 2
Height = 3


pi times 2^2 times 3
Step 1
Step 2
This step involves multiplying the radius squared times the height of the cone
 16 = the radius squared 
 3 = the height of the cone
 4 =  radius squared 
  3 = height of the cone
This step involves multiplying the radius squared times the height of the cone
3
4
Step 3
cylinder 2 by 3 units
Formula for volume of a cylinder
cylinder 2 by 3 units
Volume of a cylinder
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4*3=12piunits^3/volume of a cylinder
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r = radius
h = height of the cylinder 
π = pi
volume of a cylinder
r
h

Cylinder Volume Formula =

Finding the height of a cylinder

If a cylinder has a volume of 288π and a radius of 6 units what is the cylinders height?

Step 1.Plug your given information into the volume of a cylinder formula.
              
             Volume = πr^2 * h
                                  r=radius of the circular end of the cylinder
                                  h =height of the cylinder

                288π = π6^2 * height

Step 2 . 288π = π36 * height    The 6^2 from step 1 becomes 36 because
                                                         6 squared =36 

Step 3. Divide each side by 36π 
             288π/36π = π36/ π36 * height   Once you divide you are left with 8

Step 4. 8 units = height of the cylinder