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ConevsSpherevsCylinder

Volume of a Cone vs Cylinder

Let'sfita cylinder arounda cone .

Thevolumeformulasforconesandcylindersareverysimilar:

Thevolumeofacylinderis: r2h
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Thevolumeofaconeis: r2h
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Sothecone'svolumeisexactlyonethird( )ofacylinder'svolume.
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(Trytoimaginehow3conesfitinsideacylinder!)

Volume of a Sphere vs Cylinder

Nowlet'sfitacylinderarounda sphere .

Wemustnowmakethecylinder'sheight2rsothespherefitsperfectlyinside.
Thevolumeofthecylinderis: r2h=2r3
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Thevolumeofthesphereis: r3
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Sothesphere'svolumeis vs2forthecylinder
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Ormoresimplythesphere'svolumeis ofthecylinder'svolume!
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The Result
Andsowegetthisamazingthingthatthevolumeofaconeandspheretogethermakea

Volumes
r r
r
+ = r
r
(13) r 2h (43) r 3 2 r 3
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3
2
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Isn'tmathematicswonderful?

Question:whatistherelationshipbetweenthevolumeofaconeandhalfasphere(a
hemisphere).

Surface Area

Surface Areas
r r
r r r

(1+ 5) r 2 4 r 2 6 r 2
1+ 5
6
2
3 1
2
Amazinglywegetthesameratioof betweenthesphere'sandcylinder'ssurfacearea!
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