Cylinder volume calculator

Cylinder Volume:

Calculate the volume of a cylinder effortlessly with our online Cylinder Volume Calculator. Simply input the radius and height of the cylinder and then click the calculate button.

What is cylinder volume?

The volume of a cylinder is a measurement of the space inside the cylindrical shape. It can be calculated by multiplying the circular base’s area by the cylinder’s height.

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Cylinder volume formula

The formula for the cylinder volume,

V = πr²h

  • V represents the volume of a cylinder
  • π (pi) = mathematical constant = 3.14159
  • r denotes the radius of the base
  • h represents the height of the cylinder.

The formula makes it clear that calculating the volume of a cylinder involves multiplying the area of the base (πr²) by the height (h)

How to calculate the volume of a cylinder?

To calculate the volume,

  1. find the area of the circular base by squaring the radius and multiplying it by pi = πr².
  2. Then multiply the result by the height of the cylinder = πr² * h
  3. The volume of a cylinder is expressed in cubic units such as cm³, m³, and ft³

Example – If a cylinder has a radius of 4 centimeters and a height of 18 centimeters, then calculate the volume of a cylinder

volume of cylinder = πr² * h = π4² * 18 = 904.78 cm³

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