Cylinder is in the sphere. Radius of sphere is r. What is the biggest volume of cylinder then ?
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Cylinder is inscribed in a sphere of radius .
What is the biggest volume of cylinder then?Code:* * * * - - - - - * * | | * * | | * | | * | | * * | * | * * | : \ | * | h: \R | * | : \ | * * | : r \| * * - - + - - * * * *
The radius of the cylinder is .
The height of the cylinder is .
The volume of the cylinder is: . [1]
In the diagram, we see that: . [2]
Substitute [2] into [1]: .
Therefore, we must maximize: .
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