When a flask in the shape of an upside-down cone is put on its circular base, the water lies 10 units from the vertex. When flipped, the water lies 3 units away from the base. What is the height of the flask? Express your answer in simplest radical form.

qwerasdfzxcv1 Mar 14, 2020

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When a flask in the shape of an upside-down cone is put on its circular base, the water lies 10 units from the vertex. When flipped, the water lies 3 units away from the base. What is the height of the flask? Express your answer in simplest radical form.

Omi67 Mar 14, 2020

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I meant the other way, like the water is 10 away from the vertex when the vertex faces downward.

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Mar 14, 2020