(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The radius r of a sphere is increasing at a rate of 2 inches per minute. Find the rate of chance of the volume when r=6 and r=24 inches.

2. Relevant equations

V=(4/3)(pi)(r^3)

3. The attempt at a solution

This is what I did, I would appreciate it if someone could tell me if it is correct.

So the volume of a sphere is V=(4/3)(pi)(r^3)

So the first thing I did was derive the equation and got this...

(dv/dt)=(4/3)(3)(pi)(r^2)(dr/dt)

Simplifying it and plugging in 2 for (dr/dt) i got...

(dv/dt)=(8)(pi)(r^2)

So then I just plugged in the r and got 288pi and 4680pi, I have a feeling I've done this terribly wrong though :(

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# Homework Help: Volume rate problem

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