July 10th, 2018, 08:27 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2018 From: Aus Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  Riemann's Sum Problem Brief Overview question.jpg What I've done so far: line 1.PNG line 2.PNG line 3.PNG The Question If the safety capacity for the benign use of a camping gas lamp inside a confined space is (104÷5) m^3, calculate whether it would be safe to use the lamp within the lightweight ‘popup’ tent. I know the height of my tent is (104/55) which is 1.89m, and the safety capacity is 20.8 m^3. However, in my volume equation I have an unknown variable 'r". How do I calculate this? V = (√3 h^3+3√3 r^2 h)/(2) Any help would be appreciated thanks, MathsKid007 
July 21st, 2018, 11:08 AM  #2 
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If I am reading this correctly, r is the radius of the hemispherical struts supporting the tent. That is, r is the radius of the tent. Since this is a hemispherical tent, that is the same as the height of the tent, 1.89 m.


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