# SOLUTION: the volume of the sphere is how much of the volume of the smallest cylinder that can contain it?

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 Question 186389: the volume of the sphere is how much of the volume of the smallest cylinder that can contain it?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the volume of the sphere is how much of the volume of the smallest cylinder that can contain it? : The height of the cylinder will have to be the diameter (2r) of the sphere which has the same radius as the cylinder : = cancel Cancel r = 2 * = : We can also say the sphere is the vol of the cylinder