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Basic Geometry

Basic Geometry

Volume of Pyramids & Cones Examples

Example 1

Pyramid

The base we are dealing with in this pyramid is the triangular base on the bottom.

Example 2

Cone

The base of this cone is a circle with a radius of 5 cm.

Example 3

A cone whose base has a diameter of 4 inches and a height of 8 inches is 3/4 of the way full. How much empty space is left?

First we need to find the volume of the whole cone.

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