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Volumes of Pyramids and Cones

The formulas for the volumes of pyramids and cones are strangely similar. Actually, they're exactly the same: just multiply 1/3 by the base area by the height. Easy to remember, right? You'll be ready for the day when Egypt decides to fill up one of the Great Pyramids with water and turn it into a public swimming pool. They'll definitely want to know how to find the volume of a pyramid.

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