# Cylinder Inscribed Inside Sphere

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Cylinder, Solids or 3D Shapes, Sphere, Volume

Suppose a cylinder is inscribed inside a sphere of radius r.
What is the largest possible volume of such a cylinder?
And what percent of the volume of the sphere does this cylinder with maximum volume occupy?
Use this interactive figure to help determine the reasonableness of your own work.