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Find the volume of a cone with radius 30 in and slant height 50 in.
A. 3769.91 in3
B. 3768 in3
C. 113040 in3
D. 37699.11 in3
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Find the volume of a cone with radius 30 in and slant height 50 in. A. 3769.91 in3 B. 3768 in3 C. 113040 in3 D. 37699.11 in3
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1350415817536:dw
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the volume of a cone is given by \[V = \frac{ 1 }{ 3 }\pi r^2h\]
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
r = 30 is given to us but h will need to be calculated using the pythagorean theorem
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brittanyburtonBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so...what's the answer? I tried it and it doesn't give me the correct answer.
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
maybe you made a mistake in calculating h. using pythagorean theorem... \[50^2 = h^2 + 30^2\] h should then equal \[h = \sqrt{50^2  30^2}\]
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
from here you just need to plug the numbers into a calculator
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brittanyburtonBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't have a calculator _
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tjones89Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
programs > accessories > calculator
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