The formula is derived 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||Students should know formula for the volume of a pyramid and a cylinder, and the properties of pyramids and cones.|
|Type of Tutorial||Visual Proof|
|Key Vocabulary||3D, cone, container|