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Volume of a Cylinder
(GCSE Maths - Edexcel Practice Tests Set 3 - 3H)
9. The diagram shows a large tin of pet food in the shape of a cylinder.
The large tin has a radius of 6.5cm and a height of 11.5cm
A pet food company wants to make a new size of tin.
The new tine will have a radius of 5.8cm.
It will have the same volume as the large tin.
Calculate the height of the new tin.
Give your answer correct to one decimal place.



Tripling the Volume of a Cylinder
Tripling the volume by tripling the height.
Example:
A candy company sells cookies in a cylindrical jar with a height of 8 inches and a diameter of 8 inches.
The company wants to create a larger jar that has exactly three times the volume of the jar shown above. What change in dimension(s) will achieve this goal?


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