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February 28, 2015

Posted by **Mike** on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 6:58pm.

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**Damon**, Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 7:22pmanything that has straight sides and a pointy top has volume = (1/3)(area of base)(altitude)

old V = (1/3) h pi r^2

new V =(1/3) H pi R^2

if new V = old V

then

h r^2 = H R^2

H = h (r/R)^2

H/h = (1/3)^2

H/h = 1/9

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