Posted by **Lourane** on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:55pm.

Find the volume of an industrial tank in the form of a horizontal cylinder whose radius si 2.6 yd, and whose length is 8.4 yd Repport your answer to thenearest tenth of a cubic yard and use 3.14

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**MathMate**, Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:09pm
For a cylinder:

V=πr²h

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, June 1, 2012 at 11:09pm
V = pi * r^2 * h

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**MathMate**, Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 8:39am
You have posted:

"In regards to my question radius 2.6 yd

length 8.4, 3.14 I used that formula

and somewhere i went wrong ikeep coming up with the answer 68.5776 whichis none of the choices given."

Both of the responses above indicate

V=πr²h

which means that

volume = π × r × r × h

Your answer 68.5776 corresponds to

π × r × h, so it is 2.6 times smaller than the correct answer.

Please try again with the correct formula. If you have problems, please post a follow-up here.

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