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The base diameter and altitude of a right circulAR cone are observed at a certain instant to be 10 and 20 inches respectively. if the lateral area is constant and the base diameter is increasing at a rate of 1 inch per cubic minute, find the rate at ehich the altitude is decreasing

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  1. bii17
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    hmm yes.. he formula is LA = pi*r*L

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  2. Gowthaman
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    1 inch per cubic minute .... means what ? i am not understanding ' CUBIC MINUTE'

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  3. bii17
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    im sory it's 1 inch per minute

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  4. Gowthaman
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    LA = pi*r*L , and here L is slant height

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  5. bii17
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    yes...

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  6. Gowthaman
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    |dw:1348992383404:dw|

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  7. bii17
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    what happn nxt?

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  8. Gowthaman
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    is it 1/ sqrt(2) inch/ min

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  9. bii17
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    the answer will be 2.25 in per min @Gowthaman

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    then somewhere i missed, i check once again

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  11. bii17
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    okay

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  12. Gowthaman
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    but now i got -.25 inch/min

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    dh/dr =-1/2 (from condition of constant LS area) and dr/dt = 1/2 inch/min (given in the problem) dh/dt = dh/dr x dr/dt = - 1/2 x 1/2 = - 1/4 = -0.25 inch / min

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    @bii17 ....?

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    |dw:1348995046484:dw||dw:1348995119250:dw||dw:1348995143495:dw|

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    |dw:1348995200114:dw|

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  17. sauravshakya
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    I hope u can solve it from here...

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  18. bii17
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    @sauravshakya hey stil there?

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    |dw:1349001368987:dw|

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    @sauravshakya what is that?? i didnt understand those with circle..

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  21. sauravshakya
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    That is radius of the cone

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    Got it?

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  23. sauravshakya
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    ALSO,|dw:1349001642850:dw|

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    @hartnn can u help me in this question?

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  25. hartnn
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    which part of saurav's explanation did u not understand?

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  26. bii17
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    here.. |dw:1349002226151:dw| i used it but i didnt get the correct answer the answer should be 2.25 @hartnn

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  27. hartnn
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    @bii17 i did get it as 2.25. l^2=425, r=5, h=20, dr/dt=2

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    |dw:1349002789725:dw| i get is 8 @hartnn

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    oh sorry, dr/dt = 1/2 and not 2

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    |dw:1349002976588:dw| my answer is 2.. :( @hartnn can u show me what u did?

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    |dw:1349002984911:dw|

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  32. hartnn
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    did u get that u missed the -*minus* sign in the beginning ?

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