ISEE Upper Level Quantitative : How to find the radius of a sphere

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Radius Of A Sphere

The volume of a sphere is one cubic yard. Give its radius in inches.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


The volume  of a sphere with radius  is 


To find the radius in yards, we set  and solve for .



Since the problem requests the radius in inches, multiply by 36:


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