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    [SOLVED] volume

    need the volume of a sphere that is 11'8" and how you figured it - thanks!
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    11 feet and 8 inches. Is that the radius, diameter, circumference, please be more specific.
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    The equation for the volume of a sphere is as follows:

    V = \frac {4}{3}\pi r^3

    If your sphere has a diameter of 11'8", or 350cm in metric, then it has a radius of 175cm.

    Plug this into the equation:

    V = \frac {4}{3}\pi (175)^3

    Now just plug it into your calculator.
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