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On the Sphere and Cylinder

by Man-Keung Siu (University of Hong Kong)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 1984

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Solid Geometry
Applicable Course(s): 4.9 Geometry

Generalizations of the Archimedean result that ratio of the volume of a sphere to that of its circumscribing cylinder is the same as the ratio of their respective surface areas


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