Asked in Math and ArithmeticGeometryAreaVolume
How many cubic feet of capacity does a washer have if the radius of the tub is 10 inches and the height is 14 inches?
December 06, 2007 4:49PM
To calculate the capacity (volume) of the tub, you multiply the area by the height. Area is pi x r-squared = 3.1416 x 10-squared = 3.1416 x 100 = 314.16. Volume = 314.16 x 14 = 4398.24 cubic inches. There are 1728 cubic inches per cubic foot, so you divide 4398.24 by 1728 = 2.5452777 cubic feet.