math, calc 2
posted by George .
Using the disk method, find the volume of a right circular cone with height h and base radius r. I know the answer is 1/3pier^2h, but how do you explain or work out the problem?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

calc  question #1
A frustum of a right circular cone with height h, lower base radius R, and top radius r. what's the volume using h, R, & r in the answer? 
Math
Gravel is being dumped from a conveyor belt at a rate of 20 cubic feet per minute. It forms a pile in the shape of a right circular cone whose base diameter and height are always equal. How fast is the height of the pile increasing … 
math
A right circular cone is inscribed inside a sphere. The right circular cone has the radius of the base of 4 inches and the height is greater than 2 inches. The sphere has a radius of 5 inches. What is the ratio of the volume of the … 
Calculus
Given a right circular cone, you put an upsidedown 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 upsidedown cone to have … 
math
Two right circular cone, one upside down in the other. The two bases are parallel. The vertex of the smaller cone lies at the center of the larger cone’s base. The larger cone’s height and base radius are 12 and 16 ft, respectively. … 
Math  Please Help
A right circular cone has a volume of 140 in^3. The height of the cone is the same length as the diameter of the base. Find the radius and height. 
Calculus: Optimization
I have no idea how to approach this problem, if someone knows just how to relate h, r with H,R, that would be extremely helpful and I can workout the rest! Thank you in advance. Given a right circular cone, you put an upsidedown cone … 
math
A right circular cone stands on a hemisphere. The base radius of the cone is equal to the radius of the hemisphere. If the base radius of the cone is 10 centimeters and its height is 15 centimeters,calculate the total volume of the … 
Algebra
The volume of a right circular cylinder (think of a pop can) is jointly proportional to the square of the radius of the circular base and to the height. For example, when the height is 10.62 cm and the radius is 3 cm, then the volume … 
math
The height of a right circular cone is decreased by 6 percent. Find the percentage that the radius of the base must be decreased by so that the volume decreases by 20 percent. Recall that the formula for the volume of a right circular …