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The following mathematical formulas are used in this ellipse calculator to find the area, perimeter & volume of an ellipse.
The below solved example problem may be useful to understand how the values are being used in the mathematical formulas to find the area, perimeter & volume of an ellipse.
Example Problem :
Find the area, perimeter & volume of an ellipse having the radius R_{1}, R_{2} & R_{3} of 6 cm, 7 cm, 9 cm respectively?
Solution :
The given values
radius R_{1} = 6 cm
radius R_{2} = 7 cm
radius R_{3} = 9 cm
Step by step calculation
formula to find area = π R_{1} R_{2}
substitute the values
= π x 6^{2}
= 132 cm^{2}
formula to find the perimeter = 2π (√(R_{1}^{2} + R_{2}^{2}) / 2)
substitute the values
= 2π x (√(6^{2} + 7^{2}) / 2)
= 40.97 cm^{2}
formula to find the volume = (4π/3) x R_{1} x R_{2} x R_{3}
substitute the values
= (4π/3) x 6 x 7 x 9
= 1584 cm^{3}
The area, perimeter & volume of an ellipse may required to be calculated in SI or metric or US customary unit systems, therefore this ellipse calculator is featured with major measurement units conversion function to find the output values in different customary units such as inches (in), feet (ft), meters (m), centimeters (cm) & millimeters (mm) by using this below conversion table.
10 mm = 1 cm 100 mm = 3.93 in 1000 mm = 3.28 ft 1000 mm = 1 m 
1 cm = 10 mm 10 cm = 3.93 in 100 cm = 3.28 ft 100 cm = 1 m 
1 ft = 3048 mm 1 ft = 304.8 cm 1 ft = 12 in 10 ft = 3.048 m 
1 in = 25.4 mm 1 in = 2.54 cm 100 in = 8.33 ft 100 in = 2.54 m 
In the field of area & volume calculations, finding the area, perimeter & volume of an ellipse is important sometimes. The above formulas, step by step calculation & solved example may helpful for users to understand the how to calculate ellipse's area, perimeter & volume manually, however, when it comes to online to perform quick calculations, this ellipse calculator may be useful to find the results.
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