# Volume of Cylinder π (pi) Formula

## Formula

### Summary

The volume of a cone is given by the area of its base multiplied by its height. The area of the base is given by the area of a circle formula.

Variable Description
The volume of the cylinder.
The constant (pi) = 3.1415926535…
The variable represents the radius of the base circle.
The height of the cylinder.
Note: This website uses the constant (tau) instead of (pi) as the default circle constant. The substitution can be used to translate between the two constants. See this page for the volume of a cylinder in terms of (tau).