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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Given a cylindar on its side, with volume V, length L, and Radius R, what is height (h) of liquid. I have fomula for volume as a function of radius, length, and height, but when I try to solve for h, things get difficult.

2. Relevant equations

and

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/equations/CylindricalSegment/equation2.gif [Broken]

3. The attempt at a solution

1) divide both sides by L

2) square both sides

3) expand polynomials

4) get stuck, post this message

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# Homework Help: Hieght of a volume in a cylinder on its side, with known volume.

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