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# Exercise 13.6 NCERT Solutions - Surface Areas and Volumes - NCERT Textbooks (Class 6 to Class 12) - UPSC

Q.1. The circumference of the base of cylindrical vessel is 132cm and its height is 25cm. How many litres of water can it hold? (1000 cm3 = 1L) (Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution:
Circumference of the base of cylindrical vessel = 132 cm
Height of vessel, h = 25 cm
Let r be the radius of the cylindrical vessel.
Step 1: Find the radius of vessel
We know that, circumference of base = 2πr, so
2πr = 132 (given)
r = (132 / (2 π))
r = 66 × 7 / 22 = 21
Step 2: Find the volume of vessel
Formula: Volume of cylindrical vessel = πr2h
= (22 / 7) × 212 × 25
= 34650
Therefore, volume is 34650 cm3
Since, 1000 cm3 = 1L
So, Volume = 34650 / 1000 L= 34.65L
Therefore, vessel can hold 34.65 litres of water.

Q.2. The inner diameter of a cylindrical wooden pipe is 24cm and its outer diameter is 28 cm. The length of the pipe is 35cm. Find the mass of the pipe, if 1cm3 of wood has a mass of 0.6g. (Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution:
Inner radius of cylindrical pipe, say r1 = diameter1 / 2 = 24 / 2 cm = 12cm
Outer radius of cylindrical pipe, say r2 = diameter2 / 2 = 28 / 2 cm = 14 cm
Height of pipe, h = Length of pipe = 35cm
Now, the Volume of pipe = π(r22 - r12)h cm3
Substitute the values.
Volume of pipe = 110 × 52 cm3 = 5720 cm3
Since, Mass of 1 cm3 wood = 0.6 g
Mass of 5720 cm3 wood = (5720 × 0.6) g = 3432 g or 3.432 kg.

Q.3. A soft drink is available in two packs –
(i) a tin can with a rectangular base of length 5cm and width 4cm, having a height of 15 cm and
(ii) a plastic cylinder with circular base of diameter 7cm and height 10cm. Which container has greater capacity and by how much? (Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution:
(i) tin can will be cuboidal in shape Dimensions of tin can are
Length, l = 5 cm
Height, h = 15 cm
Capacity of tin can = l × b × h = (5 × 4 × 15) cm= 300 cm3
(ii) Plastic cylinder will be cylindrical in shape. Dimensions of plastic can are:
Radius of circular end of plastic cylinder, r = 3.5cm
Height, H = 10 cm
Capacity of plastic cylinder = πr2H
Capacity of plastic cylinder = (22 / 7) × (3.5)2 × 10 = 385
Capacity of plastic cylinder is 385 cm3
From results of (i) and (ii), plastic cylinder has more capacity.
Difference in capacity = (385 - 300) cm3 = 85cm3

Q.4. If the lateral surface of a cylinder is 94.2cm2 and its height is 5cm, then find
(ii) its volume. [Use π = 3.14]
Solution:
CSA of cylinder = 94.2 cm2
Height of cylinder, h = 5cm
(i) Let radius of cylinder be r.
Using CSA of cylinder, we get
2πrh = 94.2
2 × 3.14 × r × 5 = 94.2
r = 3
(ii) Volume of cylinder
Formula for volume of cylinder = πr2h
Now, πr2h = (3.14 × (3)2 × 5) (using value of r from (i))
= 141.3
Volume is 141.3 cm3.

Q.5. It costs Rs 2200 to paint the inner curved surface of a cylindrical vessel 10m deep. If the cost of painting is at the rate of Rs 20 per m2, find
(i) inner curved surface area of the vessel
(iii) capacity of the vessel
(Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution:
(i) Rs 20 is the cost of painting 1 m2 area.
Rs 1 is the cost to paint 1 / 20 m2 area
So, Rs 2200 is the cost of painting = (1 / 20 × 2200) m2
= 110 m2 area
The inner surface area of the vessel is 110m2.
(ii) Radius of the base of the vessel, let us say r.
Height (h) = 10 m and
Surface area formula = 2πrh
Using result of (i)
2πrh = 110 m2
2 × 22 / 7 × r × 10 = 110
r = 1.75
(iii) Volume of vessel formula = πr2h
Here r = 1.75 and h = 10
Volume = (22 / 7) × (1.75)× 10 = 96.25
Volume of vessel is 96.25 m3
Therefore, the capacity of the vessel is 96.25 m3 or 96250 litres.

Q.6. The capacity of a closed cylindrical vessel of height 1m is 15.4 liters. How many square meters of metal sheet would be needed to make it? (Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution:
Height of cylindrical vessel, h = 1 m
Capacity of cylindrical vessel = 15.4 litres = 0.0154 m3
Let r be the radius of the circular end.
Now,
Capacity of cylindrical vessel = (22 / 7) × r2 × 1 = 0.0154
After simplifying, we get, r = 0.07 m
Again, total surface area of vessel = 2πr(r + h)
= 2 × 22 / 7 × 0.07(0.07 + 1)
= 0.44 × 1.07 = 0.4708
Total surface area of vessel is 0.4708 m2
Therefore, 0.4708 m2 of the metal sheet would be required to make the cylindrical vessel.

Q.7. A lead pencil consists of a cylinder of wood with solid cylinder of graphite filled in the interior. The diameter of the pencil is 7 mm and the diameter of the graphite is 1 mm. If the length of the pencil is 14 cm, find the volume of the wood and that of the graphite. (Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution: Radius of pencil, r1 = 7 / 2 mm = 0.7 / 2 cm = 0.35 cm
Radius of graphite, r2 = 1 / 2 mm = 0.1 / 2 cm = 0.05 cm
Height of pencil, h = 14 cm
Formula to find, volume of wood in pencil = (r12 - r22)h cubic units
Substitute the values, we have
= [(22 / 7) × (0.352 - 0.052) × 14]
= 44 × 0.12 = 5.28
This implies, volume of wood in pencil = 5.28 cm3
Again,
Volume of graphite = r22h cubic units
Substitute the values, we have
= (22 / 7) × 0.052 × 14
= 44 × 0.0025
= 0.11
So, the volume of graphite is 0.11 cm3.

Q.8. A patient in a hospital is given soup daily in a cylindrical bowl of diameter 7cm. If the bowl is filled with soup to a height of 4cm, how much soup the hospital has to prepare daily to serve 250 patients? (Assume π = 22 / 7)
Solution:
Diameter of cylindrical bowl = 7 cm
Radius of cylindrical bowl, r = 7 / 2 cm = 3.5 cm
Bowl is filled with soup to a height of 4cm, so h = 4 cm Volume of soup in one bowl = πr2h
(22 / 7) × 3.52 × 4 = 154
Volume of soup in one bowl is 154 cm3
Therefore, Volume of soup given to 250 patients = (250 × 154) cm= 38500 cm3
= 38.5 litres.

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## FAQs on Exercise 13.6 NCERT Solutions - Surface Areas and Volumes - NCERT Textbooks (Class 6 to Class 12) - UPSC

 1. What is the formula to calculate the surface area of a cylinder? Ans. The formula to calculate the surface area of a cylinder is 2πr(r+h), where r is the radius of the base and h is the height of the cylinder.
 2. How do you find the volume of a cone? Ans. The volume of a cone can be calculated using the formula (1/3)πr²h, where r is the radius of the base and h is the height of the cone.
 3. What is the difference between the surface area and the volume of a solid? Ans. The surface area of a solid refers to the total area covered by the outer surface of the object, while the volume of a solid refers to the amount of space occupied by the object.
 4. How can I find the surface area of a sphere? Ans. The surface area of a sphere can be calculated using the formula 4πr², where r is the radius of the sphere.
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