Secret treasure

Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure.

Correct result:

r =  1.333 m
h =  1.001 m

Solution:


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h=vr 2 v/a=31.3333 2 3/4=1.001 mh=v - r \cdot \ 2 \cdot \ v/a=3 - 1.3333 \cdot \ 2 \cdot \ 3/4=1.001 \ \text{m}



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