Volume of a Cone

Is it possible to find the volume of a cone? Of course! Using the formula for the volume of a cone, the video shows how to calculate an exact and an approximate answer for a cone's volume. The worksheets challenge pupils to perform straight calculations of volumes and to solve for missing heights or radii.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Demonstrate the relationship between cones and cylinders using models
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be comfortable working with pi
  • Assumes students know how to solve one-step linear and quadratic equations
Pros

  • Demonstrates how to find the volume using a calculator
  • Includes an answer key for checking scholars' work
Cons

  • None