Cone - math word problems

  1. Storm and roof
    cone_church The roof on the building is a cone with a height of 3 meters and a radius equal to half the height of the roof. How many m2 of roof need to be repaired if 20% were damaged in a storm?
  2. Volume of the cone
    kuzel Find the volume of the cone with the base radius r and the height v. a) r = 6 cm, v = 8 cm b) r = 0,9 m, v = 2,3 m c) r = 1,4 dm, v = 30 dm
  3. Conical bottle
    cone-upside When a conical bottle rests on its flat base, the water in the bottle is 8 cm from it vertex. When the same conical bottle is turned upside down, the water level is 2 cm from its base. What is the height of the bottle?
  4. Axial section of the cone
    rez_kuzel The axial section of the cone is an isosceles triangle in which the ratio of cone diameter to cone side is 2: 3. Calculate its volume if you know its area is 314 cm square.
  5. Cone side
    kuzel3 Calculate the volume and area of the cone whose height is 10 cm and the axial section of the cone has an angle of 30 degrees between height and the cone side.
  6. The Indian tent
    indian_stan The Indian tent is cone-shaped. Its height is 3.5 m. The diameter of the base is 2.5 m. How much canvas is needed to make a tire?
  7. A concrete pedestal
    frustum-of-a-right-circular-cone A concrete pedestal has a shape of a right circular cone having a height of 2.5 feet. The diameter of the upper and lower bases are 3 feet and 5 feet, respectively. Determine the lateral surface area, total surface area, and the volume of the pedestal.
  8. Frustum of a cone
    cone-frustrum A reservoir contains 28.54 m3 of water when completely full. The diameter of the upper base is 3.5 m while at the lower base is 2.5 m. Determine the height if the reservoir is in the form of a frustum of a right circular cone.
  9. Right circular cone
    cut-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.
  10. Lateral surface area
    kuzel2 The ratio of the area of the base of the rotary cone to its lateral surface area is 3: 5. Calculate the surface and volume of the cone, if its height v = 4 cm.
  11. Masquerade ball
    klobouk Marie wants to make a cone-shaped witch's hat for a masquerade ball. How much material will it need if it counts on an annular rim with diameters of 28cm and 44cm? Hat side length is 30cm. Add 5% of the material to the bust. Round to cm2.
  12. The diagram 2
    cone The diagram shows a cone with slant height 10.5cm. If the curved surface area of the cone is 115.5 cm2. Calculate correct to 3 significant figures: *Base Radius *Height *Volume of the cone
  13. Castle tower
    veza The castle tower has a cone-shaped roof with a diameter of 10 meters and a height of 8 meters. Calculate how much m² of coverage is needed to cover it if we must add one-third for the overlap.
  14. Pile of sand
    pile_sand A large pile of sand has been dumped into a conical pile in a warehouse. The slant height of the pile is 20 feet. The diameter of the base of the sand pile is 31 feet. Find the volume of the pile of sand.
  15. Slant height
    cone_10 The slant height of cone is 5cm and the radius of its base is 3cm, find the volume of the cone
  16. Cone 15
    cone_9 The radius of the base of a right circular cone is 14 inches and it's height 18 inches. What is the slant height?
  17. The diagram
    cone_8 The diagram is a cone of radius 8cm and height 10cm. The diameter of the base is. ..
  18. Lampshade
    kuzel_2 The cone-shaped lampshade has a diameter of 30 cm and a height of 10 cm. How many cm2 of material will we need when we 10% is waste?
  19. Volcano
    volcano The crater of a volcano is approximately in the shape of a cone of a base 3.1416 sq. Mi. The crater's depth is 1500 ft. How many cubic yards of earth would be required to fill this cavity?
  20. Volume of cone
    cone_church_1 Find the volume of a right circular cone-shaped building with a height of 9 cm and a radius base of 7 cm.

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