posted by Piggy on .
A spherical scoop of ice cream has radious 1.25 inches. The scoop is placed on top of a cone with radious of 1 inch and height of 5 inches. Is the cone large enough to hold all the ice cream if it melts? Show your calculations and explain your answer.
No; the volume of the ice cream is about
8.2 cubic inches, while the volume of the
cone is only about 5.2 cubic inches.