Students will derive the formula for the volume of a cone from the formula for the volume of a pyramid.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
In order for students to successfully complete this Activity Object, they should be familiar with the following shapes and their attributes, and volume formula.
The students should also feel comfortable performing operations on rational numbers (a number which can be expressed as a ratio of two integers) and using the Pythagorean Theorem .
|Approximate Time||20 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||attributes of cylinders and pyramids, operations on rational numbers, Pythagorean Theorem, volume formulas of a cylinder and pyramid|
|Type of Tutorial||Visual Proof|
|Key Vocabulary||3D, cone, container|