How to Calculate and Solve for Escape Velocity | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above represents the escape velocity.

To compute the escape velocity of a field, two essential parameters are needed and the parameters are acceleration due to gravity (g) and radius (r).

The formula for calculating the escape velocity:

V = √(2gR)

Where;
V = Escape velocity
g = Acceleration due to gravity
R = Radius

Let’s solve an example;
Find the escape velocity of a field when the acceleration due to gravity is 12 and the radius is 24 cm.

This implies that;
g = Acceleration due to gravity = 12
r = Radius = 24 cm

V = √(2gR)
V = √(2 x 12 x 24)
V = √(576)
V = 24

Therefore, the escape velocity is 24 m/s.

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How to Calculate and Solve for Gravitational Potential | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above represents the Gravitational potential.

To compute the gravitational potential of a field, two essential parameters are needed which are mass (m) and radius (r).

The formula for calculating the gravitational potential;

V = (Gm) / r

Where;
V = Gravitational potential
m = Mass
r = Radius

Let’s solve an example;
Find the gravitational potential of a field when the mass is 14 cm with a radius of 9 cm.

This implies that;
m = Mass = 14 cm
r = Radius = 9 cm

V = (Gm) / r
V = (6.67 x 10-11 x 14) / 9
V = 1.0375e-10 / 9
V = 1.0375e-10

Therefore, the gravitational potential is 1.0375e-10 Volts (V).

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How to Calculate and Solve for Gravitational Force | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above represents the gravitational force.

To compute the gravitational force of a field, three parameters are needed and this parameters are mass (m1), mass (m2) and radius between the masses (R).

The formula for calculating the gravitational force:

F = Gm1m2 /

Where;
F = Gravitational force
m1 = Mass 1
m2 = Mass 2
r = Radius between the masses

Let’s solve an example;
Find the gravitational force of a field when the mass 1 is 8 cm, mass 2 is 10 cm and the radius between masses is 14 cm.

This implies that;
m1 = Mass 1 = 8 cm
m2 = Mass 2 = 10 cm
r = Radius between the masses = 14 cm

F = Gm1m2 /
F = (6.67 x 10-11 x 8 x 10) / 196
F = 5.336e-9 / 196
F = 2.722e-11

Therefore, the gravitational force is 2.722e-11 Newton (N).

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Radius, Height and Surface Area of a Spherical Segment | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a spherical segment.

To compute the surface area of a spherical segment requires two essential parameters which are the radius of the sphere (R) and the height (h).

The formula for calculating the surface area of the spherical segment:

A = 2πRh

Where;
A = Surface area of the spherical segment
R = Radius of the sphere
h = Height of the spherical segment

Let’s solve an example;
Find the surface area of a spherical segment when the radius of the sphere is 12 cm and the height is 16 cm.

This implies that;
R = Radius of the sphere = 12 cm
h = Height of the spherical segment = 16 cm

A = 2πRh
A = 2π (12 x 16)
A = 2π (192)
A = 6.28 (192)
A = 1206.37

Therefore, the surface area of the spherical segment is 1206.37 cm2.

Calculating the Radius of the Sphere using the Surface Area of the Spherical Segment and the Height.

R = A / 2πh

Where;
R = Radius of the sphere
A = Surface area of the spherical segment
h = Height of the spherical segment

Let’s solve an example;
Find the radius of a sphere with a surface area of 300 cm2 and a height of 12 cm.

This implies that;
A = Surface area of the spherical segment = 300 cm2
h = Height of the spherical segment = 12 cm

R = A / 2πh
R = 300 / 2 x π x 12
R = 300 / 75.41
R = 3.978

Therefore, the radius of the sphere is 3.978 cm.

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How to Calculate the Radius, Height and Curved Surface Area of a Spherical Cap | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a spherical cap.

To compute the curved surface area of a spherical cap requires two essential parameters which are the radius of the base of the cap (a) and the height (h).

The formula for calculating the curved surface area of the spherical cap:

A = π(a² + h²)

Where;
A = Curved surface area of the spherical cap
a = Radius of the base of the cap
h = Height of the spherical cap

Let’s solve an example;
Find the curved surface area of a spherical cap with radius of the base 7 cm and the height of 13 cm.

This implies that;
a = Radius of the base of the cap = 7 cm
h = Height of the spherical cap = 13 cm

A = π(a² + h²)
A =  π(7² + 13²)
A =  π(49 + 169)
A =  π(218)
A = 684.867

Therefore, the curved surface area of the spherical cap is 684.867 cm².

Calculating the Radius of the base of a Spherical Cap using the Curved Surface Area of the Spherical Cap and the Height.

a = √A – πh2 / π

Where;
A = Curved surface area of the spherical cap
a = Radius of the base of the cap
h = Height of the spherical cap

Let’s solve an example;
Find the radius of the base of a spherical cap when the curved surface area of the spherical cap is 300 cm2 and a height of 7 cm.

This implies that;
A = Curved surface area of the spherical cap = 300 cm2
h = Height of the spherical cap = 7 cm

a = √A – πh2 / π
a = √300 – 3.142 x 72 / π
a = √300 – 3.142 x 49 / π
a = √300 – 153.958 / π
a = √146.042 / π
a = √46.48
a = 6.82

Therefore, the radius of the base of the cap is 6.82 cm.

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Volume of a Spherical Cap | Nickzom Calculator

The image above is a spherical cap.

To compute the volume of a spherical cap requires two essential parameters which are the radius of the base of the cap (a) and the height (h).

The formula for calculating the volume of the spherical cap:

V = πh(3a² + h²) ⁄ 6

Where;
V = Volume of the spherical cap
a = Radius of the base of the cap
h = Height of the spherical cap

Lets solve an example;
Find the volume of a spherical cap when the radius of the base is 12 cm and the height is 22 cm.

This implies that;
a = Radius of the base of the cap = 12 cm
h = Height of the spherical cap = 22 cm

V = πh(3a² + h²) ⁄ 6
V = 3.142 (22)(3(12)² + 22²) ⁄ 6
V = 3.142 (22)(3(144) + 484) ⁄ 6
V = 3.142 (22)(432 + 484) ⁄ 6
V = 3.142 (22)(916) ⁄ 6
V = 3.142 (20152)6
V = 63309.37 ⁄ 6
V = 10551.56

Therefore, the volume of the spherical cap is 10551.56 cm2.

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Total Surface Area of a Conical Frustum | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a conical frustum.

To compute the total surface area of a conical frustum requires three essential parameters which are the radius of the lower base (R), radius of the upper base (r) and the height (h).

The formula for calculating the total surface area of a conical frustum;

A = π[R² + r² + (R + r)√((R – r)² + h²)]

Where;
A = Total surface area of the conical frustum
R = Radius of the lower base
r = Radius of the upper base
h = Height of the conical frustum

Let’s solve an example;
Find the total surface area of the conical frustum when the radius of the upper base is 11 cm, radius of the lower base is 17 cm and the height is 30 cm.

This implies that;
r = Radius of the upper base = 11 cm
R = Radius of the lower base = 17 cm
h = Height of the conical frustum = 30 cm

A = π[R² + r² + (R + r)√((R – r)² + h²)]
A = π[17² + 11² + (17 + 11)√((17 – 11)² + 30²)]
A = π[289 + 121 + (28)√((6)² + 900)]
A = π[289 + 121 + (28)√(36+ 900)]
A = π[289 + 121 + (28)√(936)]
A = π[289 + 121 + (28)(30.59)]
A = π[289 + 121 + 856.63]
A = π[1266.63]
A = 3979.25

Therefore, the total surface area of the conical frustum is 3979.25 cm².

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Lateral Surface Area of a Conical Frustum | Nickzom Calculator

The image above is a conical frustum.

To compute the lateral surface area of a conical frustum requires three essential parameters which are the radius of the lower base (R), radius of the upper base (r) and the height (h).

The formula for calculating the lateral surface area of a conical frustum:

A = π(R + r)√((R – r)² + h²)

Where;
A = Area of the conical frustum
R = Radius of the lower base
r = Radius of the upper base
h = Height of the conical frustum

Let’s solve an example;
Given that the height of a conical frustum is 28 cm with a radius of lower base of 22 cm and a radius of upper base of 19 cm. Find the lateral surface area of the conical frustum?

This implies that;
h = Height of the conical frustum = 28 cm
R = Radius of the lower base = 22 cm
r = Radius of the upper base = 19 cm

A = π(R + r)√((R – r)² + h²)
A = 3.142(22 + 19)√((22 – 19)² + 28²)
A = 3.142(41)√((3)² + 28²)
A = 3.142 (41)√(9 + 784)
A = 3.142 (41)√(793)
A = 3.142 (41)(28.16)
A = 3.142 x 1154.56
A = 3627.63

Therefore, the lateral surface area of the conical frustum is 3627.63 cm².

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Angle, Radius and Length of an Arc of a Circle | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above represents the length of an arc of a circle.

To compute the length of an arc of a circle, two essential parameters are needed and this parameters are radius of the circle (r) and angle of the circle (α).

The formula for calculating the length of an arc of a circle:

L = απr / 180

Where;
L = Length of an arc of the circle
α = Angle of the circle
r = radius of the circle

Let’s solve an example:
Find the length of an arc of a circle when the angle of the circle is 90° and the radius of the circle is 20 cm.

This implies that;
α = Angle of the circle = 90°
r = Radius of the circle = 20 cm

L = απr / 180
L = 90 x 3.142 x 20 / 180
L = 5655.6 / 180
L = 31.42

Therefore, the length of an arc of the circle is 31.42 cm.

Calculating the Angle of a Circle using the Radius of the Circle and Length of an Arc of the Circle.

α = 180L / πr

Where;
L = Length of an arc of the circle
r = Radius of the circle

Let’s solve an example;
Find the angle of the circle when the length of an arc of the circle is 60° and a radius of 140 cm.

This implies that;
L = Length of an arc of the circle = 60°
r = Radius of the circle = 140 cm

α = 180L / πr
α = 180 x 60 / 3.142 x 140
α = 10800 / 439.88
a = 24.55

Therefore, the angle of the circle is 24.55°.

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Volume and Radius of a Sphere | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a sphere.

To compute the volume of a sphere, one essential parameter is needed and this parameter is the radius of the sphere (r). You can also use diameter of the sphere (d).

The formula for calculating the volume of a sphere:

V = (4/3)πr³

Where;

V = Volume of the sphere
r = Radius of the sphere

Let’s solve an example:
Find the volume of a sphere when the radius of the sphere is 10 cm.

This implies that;

r = Radius of the sphere = 10 cm

V = (4/3)πr³
V = (4/3)π x (10)³
V = (4/3)π x 1000
V = (4/3)3.142 x 1000
V = (4/3)3142
V = 1.33 x 3142
V = 4188.7

Therefore, the volume of the sphere is 4188.7 cm³.

Calculating the Volume of a Sphere using Diameter of the Sphere.

V = 4πd³ / 24

Where;

V = Volume of the sphere
d = Diameter of the sphere

Let’s solve an example:
Find the volume of a sphere when the diameter of the sphere is 20 cm.

This implies that;

d = Diameter of the sphere = 20 cm

V = 4πd³ / 24
V = 4 x 3.142 x (20)³ / 24
V = 4 x 3.142 x 8000 / 24
V = 100544 / 24
V = 4189.3

Therefore, the volume of the sphere with diameter is 4189.3 cm3.

Calculating the Radius of a Sphere using Volume of the Sphere.

r = 3√(3V / )

Where;

V = Volume of the sphere
r = Radius of the sphere

Let’s solve an example:
Find the radius of a sphere when the volume of the sphere is 250 cm3.

This implies that;

V = Volume of the sphere = 250 cm3

r = 3√(3V / )
r = 3√(3 x 250 / 4 x 3.142)
r = 3√(750 / 12.568)
r = 3√59.675
r = 3.907

Therefore, the radius of the sphere is 3.907 cm.

Calculating the Diameter of a Sphere using Volume of the Sphere.

d = 3√(24V / )

Where;

A = Area of the sphere
d = Diameter of the sphere

Let’s solve an example:
Find the diameter of a sphere when the volume of the sphere is 40 cm3.

This implies that;

V = Volume of the sphere = 40 cm3

d = 3√(24V / )
d = 3√(24 x 40 / 4 x 3.142)
d = 3√(960 / 12.568)
d = 3√76.38
d = 4.24

Therefore, the diameter of the sphere is 4.24 cm.

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