# A cylinder

A cylinder 108 cm high has a circumference of 24 cm. A string makes exactly 6 complete turns around the cylinder while its two ends touch the top and bottom. (forming a spiral around the cylinder).

How long is the string in cm?

How long is the string in cm?

**Correct result:****Showing 2 comments:**

**Dr Math**

Finding the length of the string is the same as finding the length of the hypotenuse of a triangle with a height of 48 cm and a base of a number of turns*circumference

Tips to related online calculators

Pythagorean theorem is the base for the right triangle calculator.

#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

## Next similar math problems:

- Assembly time

The assembly time for the toy follows a normal distribution with a mean of 75 minutes and a standard deviation of 9 minutes. The company closes at 5 pm every day. If one starts assembling at 4 pm what is the probability that he will finish before the comp - Alopecia

Medical literature indicates that 45% of men suffer from alopecia. For random sample of 8 men, calculate the probability that: (a) exactly four men suffer from alopecia. (b) at most two men suffer from alopecia. - Parametric equation

Point A [6; -2]. Point B = [-3; 1] Write the parametric equation of the line BA so that t belongs to the closed interval 0; 3 - Annual growth

The population has grown from 25,000 to 33,600 in 10 years. Calculate what was the average annual population growth in%? - Fraction to decimal infinite

Determine which digit is at 1000th place after the decimal point in the decimal expansion of the fraction 9/28. - Weighted harmonic average

Ten workers will do some work in 2 minutes, five workers in 10 minutes and three workers in 6 minutes. How many minutes per average worker per worker? - Harmonic mean

If x, y, z form a harmonic progression, then y is the harmonic mean of x and z. Find the harmonic mean of the numbers 6 and 5. - HP - harmonic progression 2

Compute the 16th term of the HP if the 6th and 11th term of the harmonic progression are 10 and 18 respectively. - HP - harmonic progression

Determine the 10th term of the harmonic progression 6,4,3,… - The raw

The raw data presented here are the scores (out of 100 marks) of a market survey regarding the acceptability of new product launched by a company for random sample of 50 respondents: 40 45 41 45 45 30 30 8 48 25 26 9 23 24 26 29 8 40 41 42 39 35 18 25 35 - RC time constant

You introduced 1 Coulomb worth of electrons into the inner volume of a dielectric material with ϵr=6. 30 minutes later, you found that only 36.79% of the electrons were in the inner volume. Determine the conductivity σ of the dielectric material. - Three groups

In the company, employees are divided into three groups. In the first group, which includes 12% of the company's total number of employees, the average salary is CZK 40,000, in the second group CZK 35,000, in the third group CZK 25,000. The average salary - MF graduate

78 school students graduate from mathematics or physics. There are three times more students who graduate from mathematics and do not graduate from physics than those who graduate from physics and do not graduate from mathematics. 69 students graduate fro - Proportional relationship

The ordered pairs (6,24) and (1, s) represent a proportional relationship. Find the value of s. - Andrew

Andrew had an offer for a job starting at 100000 per year and guaranteeing her to raise of 10000 a year for the next years. Find her salary for the 4th year. - Staircase

On a staircase 3.6 meters high, the number of steps would increase by 3 if the height of one step decreased by 4 cm. How high are the stairs? - Trapezoid 25

Trapezoid PART with AR||PT has (angle P=x) and (angle A=2x) . In addition, PA = AR = RT = s. Find the length of the median of Trapezoid PART in terms of s.