# SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 982: Answer and Explanation

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**Question: 982**

**2.** If a right cylinder with a radius of 2 cm has a volume of 100π cm^{3}, what is the height, in centimeters, of the cylinder?

- A. 20
- B. 25
- C. 40
- D. 50

**Correct Answer:** B

**Explanation:**

**B**

**Difficulty:** Easy

**Category:** Additional Topics in Math / Geometry

**Strategic Advice:** Use the formula for finding the volume of a cylinder to determine the missing dimension. On Test Day, don't forget that the formulas are provided for you on the reference page.

**Getting to the Answer:** The volume of a right cylinder is given by the formula *V* = πr^{2}h. Plug the radius (2) and the volume (100π) into the formula, and then solve for the height:

The height of the cylinder is 25 cm, which is (B).