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A cone-shaped paperweight has a diameter of 3 inches and a height of 5 inches.

What is the volume of the paperweight?

 

Enter your answer as a decimal in the box. Use 3.14 for pi.

Netzer7  Jun 5, 2017

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volume of cone = (1/3) * pi * radius2 * height

 

radius = diameter/2

radius = 3/2  inches

 

volume of cone = (1/3) * pi * (3/2)2  * 5

                         = (1/3) * pi * (9/4) * 5

                         = (15/4)pi

                         ≈ (15/4)(3.14)    =    11.775   cubic inches

hectictar  Jun 5, 2017
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volume of cone = (1/3) * pi * radius2 * height

 

radius = diameter/2

radius = 3/2  inches

 

volume of cone = (1/3) * pi * (3/2)2  * 5

                         = (1/3) * pi * (9/4) * 5

                         = (15/4)pi

                         ≈ (15/4)(3.14)    =    11.775   cubic inches

hectictar  Jun 5, 2017

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