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Volume of a Cylinder

Rule

Volume of a Cylinder

The volume of a cylinder is calculated by multiplying its base area with its height: The base area is the area of either circle or ellipse. If the shape is a circle, the base area can be calculated with and the volume is then given by

and the height is measured perpendicular to the base. By Cavalieri's principle, this formula still holds true for skewed cylinders.

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