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anonymous
 3 years ago
The base of a cone has a radius of 6 cm. The slant height of the cone is 15 cm. What is the height of the cone?
anonymous
 3 years ago
The base of a cone has a radius of 6 cm. The slant height of the cone is 15 cm. What is the height of the cone?

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GoldPhenoix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have to use the pythagorean theorem.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0225=36+x so189 13.75?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0l=dw:1368934202007:dw

GoldPhenoix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or you can use the formula that jishan gave you.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0h= height of cone r= radius & l=slant height

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let r = radius s = slant height h = height \[\large r^2 + h^2 = s^2\] \[\large 6^2 + h^2 = 15^2\] \[\large 36 + h^2 = 225\] \[\large h^2 = 22536\] \[\large h^2 = 189\] \[\large h = \sqrt{189}\] \[\large h = \sqrt{9*21}\] \[\large h = \sqrt{9}*\sqrt{21}\] \[\large h = 3\sqrt{21}\] \[\large h \approx 13.747727\] \[\large h \approx 13.75\]

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you're very helpful and mature...
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