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December 4th, 2016, 09:04 AM   #1
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Volume capacity of a medicine capsule

A medicine capsule consists of an open cylinder with two open hemispheres at each end as shown. The overall length of the capsule is 13 mm and its diameter is 4 mm. What is the capacity of the capsule?
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$V = \dfrac{4\pi}{3} r^3 + \pi r^2 h$, where $r$ is the radius and $h$ is the height of the cylindrical part of the capsule.
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