Posted by **Slacker** on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 9:02pm.

a cone full of water has been poured intoa cylinder. what is the depth of thewater in the cylinder?

the cone has a height of 15m and a diameter of 20m.

the cylinder also has a diameter of 20m and the amount of water in the cylinder is d meters high.

- Geometry -
**Steve**, Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:51am
volume of a cone is 1/3 base * height

volume of a cylinder = base * height

so, a cylinder has 3 times the volume of a cylinder of the same base area.

so, the water height in the cylinder is 1/3 the height of the cone is d = 5m.

- Geometry -
**ravi butthole**, Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 4:17pm
d= 15 m

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