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November 10th, 2016, 02:29 AM   #1
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Cylinder Volume Problem

A rain gauge is cylindrical in shape and has a diameter at the opening of 100 mm. If 5 mm of rain falls, calculate the volume of the water collected in the rain gauge.
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 November 10th, 2016, 12:08 PM #2 Newbie   Joined: Nov 2016 From: Victoria Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 Anyone please?
November 10th, 2016, 02:58 PM   #3
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 Originally Posted by lucas111 Can someone please help me solve this problem? See attached. Thanks! A rain gauge is cylindrical in shape and has a diameter at the opening of 100 mm. If 5 mm of rain falls, calculate the volume of the water collected in the rain gauge.
Opening has area of $\displaystyle A=\pi 50^2$.
volume of water = 5A.

November 10th, 2016, 03:27 PM   #4
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Thanks! I think you got it right.

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