2015 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 9
- The following problem is from both the 2015 AMC 12A #7 and 2015 AMC 10A #9, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
Two right circular cylinders have the same volume. The radius of the second cylinder is more than the radius of the first. What is the relationship between the heights of the two cylinders?
Solution
Let the radius of the first cylinder be and the radius of the second cylinder be . Also, let the height of the first cylinder be and the height of the second cylinder be . We are told Substituting the first equation into the second and dividing both sides by , we get Therefore,
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2015 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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Preceded by Problem 6 |
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