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Homework Help: calculus

Posted by Mari on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 10:44pm.

Given a right circular cone, you put an upside-down cone inside it so that its vertex is at the center of the base of the larger cone, and its base is parallel to the base of the larger cone. If you choose the upside-down cone to have the largest possible volume, what fraction of the volume of the larger cone does it occupy?

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