Find The Maximum Surface Area Of A Cylinder That Can Be Inscribed In A Given Sphere Of Radius R.  

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Question

Find the maximum surface area of a cylinder that can be inscribed in a given sphere of radius R 

Solution

Correct option is

Let r be the radius and h be the height of cylinder. Consider the right triangle shown in the figure.

                 2r = 2R cos θ and h = 2R sin θ   

Surface area of the cylinder = 2 π rh + 2 π r2

  

  

  

            

  

            

          

Hence surface area is maximum for θ = θ0 = 1/2 tan –1 

            

  

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