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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How to Calculate and Solve for the Area and Radius of a Sphere | Nickzom Calculator

The image above is a sphere.

To compute the area 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 area of a sphere:

A = 4πr²

Where;

A = Area of the sphere
r = Radius of the sphere

Let’s solve an example:
Find the area of a sphere when the radius of the sphere is 6 cm.

This implies that;

r = Radius of the sphere = 6 cm

A = 4πr²
A = 4 x 3.142 x 6²
A = 4 x 3.142 x 36
A = 452.4

Therefore, the area of the sphere is 452.4 cm2.

Calculating the Area of a sphere using Diameter of the sphere.

A = πd2

Where;

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

Let’s solve an example:
Find the area of a sphere when the diameter of the sphere is 8 cm.

This implies that;

d = Diameter of the sphere = 8 cm

A = πd2
A = 3.142 x 82
A = 3.142 x 64
A = 201.08

Therefore, the area of the sphere is 201.08 cm2.

Calculating the Radius of a sphere using Area of the sphere.

r = √(A / )

Where;

A = Area of the sphere
r = Radius of the sphere

Let’s solve an example:
Find the radius of a sphere when the area of the sphere is 22 cm2.

This implies that;

A = Area of the sphere = 22 cm2

r = √(A / )
r = √(22 / 4 x 3.142)
r = √(22 / 12.57)
r = √1.75
r = 1.32

Therefore, the radius of the sphere is 1.32 cm.

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Area, Radius, Diameter and Slant Height of a Cone | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a cone.

To compute the area of a cone, two essential parameters is needed and this parameters are the radius of the cone (r) and the slant height of the cone (h).

The formula for calculating the area of a cone:

A = πrl + πr²

Where;

A = Area of the Cone
r = Radius of the Cone

Let’s solve an example:
Find the area of a cone when the radius of the cone is 9 cm and the slant height of the cone is 12 cm.

This implies that;
r = Radius of the cone = 9 cm
l = Slant height of the cone = 12 cm

A = πrl + πr²
A = 3.142 x 9 x 12 + 3.142 x 9²
A = 339.336 + 254.502
A =  593.83

Therefore, the area of the cone is 593.83 cm².

Calculating the Area of a cone using Diameter and Slant height of the cone.

A = πdl / 2 + πd2 / 4

Where;

d = Diameter of the Cone
l = Slant height of the Cone

Let’s solve an example:
Find the area of a cone when the diameter of the cone is 18 cm and the slant height of the cone is 22 cm?

This implies that;
d = diameter of the cone = 18 cm
l = Slant height of the cone = 22 cm

A = πdl / 2 + πd2 / 4
A = 3.142 x 18 x 22 / 2 + 3.142 (18)2 / 4
A = 1244.232 / 2 + 1018.008 / 4
A = 622.116 + 254.502
A = 876.6

Therefore, the area of the cone with diameter is 876.6 cm2.

Calculating the Slant height of a cone using Radius of the cone and Area of the cone.

l = A – πr2 / πr

Where;

A = Area of the Cone
r = Radius of the Cone

Let’s solve an example:
Find the slant height of a cone when the radius of the cone is 8 cm and the area of the cone is 220 cm2.

This implies that;
A = Area of the cone = 220 cm2
r = Radius of the cone = 8 cm

l = A – πr2 / πr
l = 220 – 3.142 x 82 / 3.142 x 8
l = 220 – 3.142 x 64 / 25.136
l = 220 – 201.088 / 25.136
l = 18.91 / 25.136
l = 0.75

Therefore, the slant height of the cone with radius is 0.75 cm.

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Perimeter or Circumference, Diameter, Radius and Angle of a Sector | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a sector.

To compute the Perimeter or Circumference a sector, two essential parameters is needed and this parameters are the radius of the sector (r) and the angle of the sector (θ). You can also use the diameter of the sector (d).

The formula for calculating the Perimeter or Circumference of a sector:

P = 2r + θ / 360(2πr)

Where;

P = Perimeter or Circumference
r = Radius of the sector
θ = Angle of the Sector

Let’s solve an example:
Find the perimeter or circumference of a sector when the radius of the sector is 14 cm and the angle of the sector is 60°

This implies that;

r = Radius of the sector = 14 cm
θ = Angle of the sector = 60°

P = 2r + θ / 360(2πr)
P = 2 x 14 + 60 / 360(2 x 3.142 x 14)
P = 28 + 0.1667 (87.97)
P = 28 + 14.66
P = 42.66

Therefore, the perimeter or circumference of the sector is 42.66 cm.

Calculating the Perimeter or Circumference of a Sector using Diameter and Angle of the sector.

P = d + θ / 360(πd)

θ = Angle of the sector
d = Diameter of the sector

Let’s solve an example;
Find the perimeter or circumference of a sector when the diameter of the sector is 20 cm and the angle of the sector is 80°.

This implies that;

d = Diameter of the sector = 20 cm
θ = Angle of the sector = 80°

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How to Calculate and Solve for the Area, Radius, Diameter and Angle of a Sector | The Calculator Encyclopedia

The image above is a sector.

To compute the area of a sector, two essential parameters is needed and this parameters are the radius of the sector (r) and the angle of the sector (θ). You can also use the diameter of the sector (d).

The formula for calculating the area of a sector:

Area of a sector = (θ/360)[πr²]

Where;

A = Area of the Sector
r = Radius of the Sector
θ = Angle of the Sector

Let’s solve an example:
Find the area of a sector when the radius of the sector is 7 cm and the angle of the sector is 9°

This implies that;

r = Radius of the sector = 7 cm
θ = Angle of the sector = 9°

A = θ / 360 x πr2
A = (9/360)[π x 7²]
A = 0.025 x π x 49
A = 3.848

Therefore, the area of the sector is 3.848 cm2.

Calculating the Area of a Sector using Diameter and Angle of the sector.

The formula is A = θ / 360 x πd2 / 4

Where;

θ = Angle of the sector
d = Diameter of the sector

Let’s solve an example;
Find the Area of a sector when the diameter of the sector is 12 cm and the angle of the sector is 18°.

This implies that;

d = Diameter of the sector = 12 cm
θ = Angle of the sector = 18°

A = θ / 360 x πd2 / 4
A = 18 / 360 x 3.142 (144) / 4
A = 18 / 360 x 452.448 / 4
A= 18 / 360 x 113.112
A= 0.05 x 113.112
A = 5.656

Therefore, the area of the sector with diameter is 5.656 cm

How to Calculate Angle of a Sector when Area of the Sector and Radius of the Sector is Given

θ = 360 (A) / πr2

where;

r = Radius of a sector
A = Area of a sector

Let’s solve an example;
Given that the area of a sector is 15 cm2 and the radius of the sector is 5 cm. Find the angle of the sector?

This implies that;
A = Area of the sector = 15 cm2
r = Radius of the sector = 5 cm

θ = 360 (A) / πr2
θ = 360 (15) / 3.142 (5)2
θ = 5400 / 3.142 (25)
θ = 5400 / 78.55
θ = 68.746

Therefore, the angle of the sector is 68.746°.

How to Calculate Angle of a Sector when Area of the Sector and Diameter of the Sector is Given

θ = 1440 (A) / πd2

where;

d = Diameter of a sector
A = Area of a sector

Let’s solve an example;
Given that the area of a sector is 22 cm2 and the diameter of the sector is 10 cm. Find the angle of the sector?

This implies that;
A = Area of the sector = 22 cm2
d = Diameter of the sector = 10 cm

θ = 1440 (A) / πr2
θ = 1440 (22) / 3.142 (10)2
θ = 31680 / 3.142 (100)
θ = 31680 / 314.2
θ = 100.88

Therefore, the angle of the sector is 100.88°.

How to Calculate Diameter of a Sector when Area of the Sector and Angle of the Sector is Given

d = √1440 (A) / πθ

where;

θ = Angle of a sector
A = Area of a sector

Let’s solve an example;
Given that the area of a sector is 24 cm2 and the angle of the sector is 10°. Find the diameter of the sector?

This implies that;
A = Area of the sector = 24 cm2
θ = Angle of the sector = 10°

d = √1440 (A) / πθ
d = √1440 (24) / 3.142 x 10
d = √34560 / 31.42
d = √1099.936
d = 33.165

Therefore, the diameter of the sector is 33.165 cm.

How to Calculate Radius of a Sector when Area of the Sector and Angle of the Sector is Given

r = √360 (A) / πθ

where;

θ = Angle of a sector
A = Area of a sector

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