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Volume of Pyramids and Cones

Volume of Pyramids and Cones

Description:
  1.  

    Derive and apply the formula for finding the volume of pyramids and cones, being sure to discuss units.

  2.  

    Present how to find the height of a pyramid or cone when given the height using the Pythagorean Theorem.

  3.  

    Provide practice examples solving for the volume of pyramids and cones, reviewing how to report answers in terms of pi () for cones.

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to find the volume of pyramids and cones.

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Tutorial

Formula for the Volume of a Pyramid

This video explains how to find the volume of a pyramid.

Source: Lindsey on Guaranteach

Formula for the Volume of a Right Circular Cone

This video explains how to find the volume of a right circular cone.

Source: JoeBaxter on Guaranteach

Volume of a Slant Circular Cone

This video explains how to find the volume of a slant circular cone.

Source: Kevin Kriescher on Guaranteach

Finding the Height of a Pyramid or Cone using the Pythagorean Theorem

This video presents how to find the height of a pyramid or cone when given the slant height using the Pythagorean Theorem.

An Example of Finding the Volume of a Cone

This video provides a practice example solving for the volume of a cone.

An example of Finding the Volume of a Pyramid

This video provides a practice example of solving for the volume of a pyramid.

Source: JoeBaxter on Guaranteach