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Homework Help: Volume of a celestial body

  1. Sep 8, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The diameter of some celestial body is 2280 km. What is the volume of this body?

    2. Relevant equations
    how do i figure out this problem

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 8, 2010 #2
    Well we know that the radius is half the diameter, right? We also have an equation that relates volume to radius of a sphere. It is V = (4/3) * pi * r^3, where r is the radius. Hope that helps.
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