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Maths Exercices

Cylinder

A cilinder is a solid with two opposite circular bases that are parallel and congruent, joined by a curved surface.



A right cylinder is a cylinder in which the centers of the bases are aligned directly one above the other. An oblique cylinder is a cylinder in which the centers of the bases are not aligned directly one above the other.

Right Cilinder
Oblique Cilinder

A Right Circular Cylinder is a cylinder in which the bases are circles.


Following are facts about cylinders:

  • The height is the perpendicular distance between the two bases.