# Right circular cone

The volume of a right circular cone is 5 liters. Calculate the volume of the two parts into which the cone is divided by a plane parallel to the base, one-third of the way down from the vertex to the base.

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1:3 is the ratio of heights

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^{2}= 1:9 is the ratio of the area of base circles... due to two dimensional nature of the area.1:3

^{3}= 1:27 is the ratio of volumes... .. volume has three-dimensional natureTips to related online calculators

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