Sphere - examples
- Spherical tank
The tank of a water tower is a sphere of radius 35ft. If the tank is filled to one quarter of full, what is the height of the water?
- Cube in a sphere
The cube is inscribed in a sphere with volume 3724 cm3. Determine the length of the edges of a cube.
One cube is inscribed sphere and the other one described. Calculate difference of volumes of cubes, if the difference of surfaces in 254 cm2.
Surface of the sphere is 2820 cm2, weight is 71 kg. What is its density?
- MO SK/CZ Z9–I–3
John had the ball that rolled into the pool and it swam in the water. Its highest point was 2 cm above the surface. Diameter of circle that marked the water level on the surface of the ball was 8 cm. Determine the diameter of John ball.
- Spherical cap
From the sphere of radius 18 was truncated spherical cap. Its height is 12. What part of the volume is spherical cap from whole sphere?
- Earth parallel
Earth's radius is 6375 km long. Calculate the length parallel of latitude 10°.
- Rotation of the Earth
Calculate the circumferential speed of the Earth's surface at a latitude of 61°. Consider a globe with a radius of 6378 km.
- Sphere slices
Calculate volume and surface of a sphere, if the radii of parallel cuts r1=31 cm, r2=92 cm and its distance v=25 cm.
- Hollow sphere
Calculate the weight of a hollow tungsten sphere (density 19.3 g/cm3), if the inner diameter is 14 cm and wall thickness is 3 mm.
Three metal balls with volumes V1=71 cm3 V2=78 cm3 and V3=64 cm3 melted into one ball. Determine it's surface area.
- Cube in ball
Cube is inscribed into sphere of radius 241 cm. How many percent is the volume of cube of the volume of sphere?
Ping pong balls have a diameter of approximately 4.6 cm. They are sold in boxes of 4 pieces: each box has the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The balls touch the walls of the box. Calculate what portion of the internal volume of the box is filled w
- Sphere in cone
A sphere of radius 3 cm desribe cone with minimum volume. Determine cone dimensions.
- Two balls
Two balls, one 8cm in radius and the other 6cm in radius, are placed in a cylindrical plastic container 10cm in radius. Find the volume of water necessary to cover them.
- Hollow sphere
Steel hollow sphere floats on the water plunged into half its volume. Determine the outer radius of the sphere and wall thickness, if you know that the weight of the sphere is 0.5 kg and density of steel is 7850 kg/m3
- Sphere A2V
Surface of the sphere is 296 cm2. What is its volume?
- Spherical segment
Spherical segment with height h=6 has a volume V=134. Calculate the radius of the sphere of which is cut this segment.
- Sphere and cone
Within the sphere of radius G = 36 cm inscribe cone with largest volume. What is that volume and what are the dimensions of the cone?
What must be the elevation of an observer in order that he may be able to see an object on the earth 782 km away? Assume the earth to be a smooth sphere with radius 6378.1 km.