# What is the area of a cylinder inside a cube?

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: May 10th, 2015

**Question description**

Mike needs to buy a water tank for his business. The tank must fit inside a storage box that is shaped like a cube with side lengths of 30 feet. Water tanks are available in cylinders, and spheres. Mike wants to buy the tank that has the largest capacity. Explain and justify why your choice is the best option for Mike.