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# Why does the volume quadruple when the radius of a cylinder is doubled?

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2015-03-23 20:36:46

The volume is Base x height; the Base area is the same as the formula for a circle - which is proportional to the square of the radius. For example, if you double the radius (or the diameter, or the circumference) of a circle, its area will quadruple.

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2015-03-23 20:36:46
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