# Volume of Cylinder Calculator

Volume of cylinder calculator computes the volume of any substance to be carried in that cylinder. A cylinder is a three-dimensional object that has a circular base and a certain height. The volume of a cylinder can be defined as the amount of space contained within the cylinder.

## What is the Volume of Cylinder Calculator?

Volume of cylinder calculator is an online tool used to determine the cylinder's capacity or volume. Two parameters are required to calculate the volume of a cylinder namely - radius and height. To use this **volume of cylinder calculator**, enter values in the input boxes given below.

### Volume of Cylinder Calculator

**Note:** Use only 3 digits.

## How to Use Volume of Cylinder Calculator?

To use volume of cylinder calculator, follow the steps given below:

**Step 1:**Go to Cuemath’s online volume of cylinder calculator.**Step 2:**Enter the values of radius and height in the input box.**Step 3:**Click on the "Calculate" button to find the volume of cylinder.**Step 4:**Click on the "Reset" button to clear the fields and enter new values.

## How Volume of Cylinder Calculator Works?

When a surface is formed by points at a fixed distance from a straight line axis, a cylinder is created. The most commonly used type of cylinder is a right-circular cylinder. When the centers of the upper and lower circular bases of a cylinder are connected by an axis perpendicular to the plane of the bases, it forms a right circular cylinder. The volume of a cylinder is measured in cubic units. We use a simple formula to find the volume which is given by πr^{2}h. Here, r is the radius of the circular base, h is the height of the cylinder, and π (pi) is a constant given by either 3.14 or 22/7. The value of pi must be chosen such that the calculations get simplified. The volume of any object is given by the area of the base multiplied by its height. As the base of a cylinder is circular hence, its base area is given by πr^{2 }(area of a circle). This is multiplied by the height to give the formula for the volume of a cylinder (πr^{2}h).

## Solved Examples on Volume of Cylinder Calculator

**Example 1:**

A cylinder has a radius of 3 units and a height of 5 units. Find the volume of the cylinder and verify it using the volume of cylinder calculator.

**Solution:**

The formula used to find the volume of a cylinder = πr^{2}h. The radius = 3 units, height = 5 units. So, we will substitute the values:

Volume of a cylinder = πr^{2}h

We choose the value of π to be 3.14.

= 3.14 × 3 × 3 × 5 = 141.3 units

Therefore, Volume of cylinder = 141.3 units.

**Example 2:**

The volume of a coke can is 1400 cubic units with a radius of 7 units. Find the height of the coke can.

**Solution:**

The formula used to find the volume of a cylinder = πr^{2}h. The volume is 1400 cm^{3} and the radius is 7 cm.

For simplifying calculations we choose the value of pi as 22/7

Volume of a cylinder = πr^{2}h

1400 = (22/7) × 7 × 7 × h

1400 = 22 × 7 × h

1400 = 154 × h

h = 9.09 units

Therefore, the height of the cylinder is 9.09 units.

Similarly, you can try the volume of cylinder calculator to find the volume with the following dimensions:

- Find the volume of a cylinder whose radius is 14 units and height is 21 units.
- Find the volume of a cylinder whose radius is 24 units and height is 345 units.

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