Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Polyhedrons and Spheres - Exercises - Page 426: 27


h = 8.5 r = 4.25

Work Step by Step

We first find the height and radius of the cylinder. The height is part of a 45-45-90 triangle with the radius of the sphere, so: $h = \sqrt2R = 6\sqrt2 = 8.5$ $r = h/2 = 8.5/2 = 4.25$
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