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The volume of a cylinder


A cylinder is a solid formed as result of rotating a rectangle around one of its sides. The cylindric surface is the result of a complete rotation of a parallel segment with the axis of rotation.

The volume of a cylinder is the product of the area of base and its height.

Computing relationship:


r — the radius of a cylinder;

h — the height of a cylinder.

Calculator: the volume of a cylinder

For separation of number integers and decimals, use the symbol – point [.]

the radius of a cylinder — r

the height of a cylinder — h


the volume of a cylinder =



context information: contemporary and archaic unit of measurement of area