# Frustum - math word problems

- Cutting cone

A cone with a base radius of 10 cm and a height of 12 cm is given. At what height above the base should we divide it by a section parallel to the base so that the volumes of the two resulting bodies are the same? Express the result in cm. - Runcated pyramid teapot

The 35 cm high teapot has the shape of a truncated pyramid with the length of the edge of the lower square base a=50 cm and with the edges of the rectangular base b: 20 cm and c: 30 cm. How many liters of water will fit in the teapot? - Heptagonal pyramid

A hardwood for a column is in the form of a frustum of a regular heptagonal pyramid. The lower base edge is 18 cm and the upper base of 14 cm. The altitude is 30 cm. Determine the weight in kg if the density of the wood is 10 grams/cm^{3}. - A concrete pedestal

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. - Frustum of a cone

A reservoir contains 28.54 m^{3}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. - Quadrangular pyramid

Calculate the surface area and volume of a regular quadrangular pyramid: sides of bases (bottom, top): a1 = 18 cm, a2 = 6cm angle α = 60 ° (Angle α is the angle between the side wall and the plane of the base.) S =? , V =? - Truncated cone 5

The height of a cone 7 cm and the length of side is 10 cm and the lower radius is 3cm. What could the possible answer for the upper radius of truncated cone? - Truncated cone 3

The surface of the truncated rotating cone S = 7697 meters square, the substructure diameter is 56m and 42m, determine the height of the tang. - Hexagon cut pyramid

Calculate the volume of a regular 6-sided cut pyramid if the bottom edge is 30 cm, the top edge us 12 cm, and the side edge length is 41 cm. - Truncated cone

A truncated cone has a bases radiuses 40 cm and 10 cm and a height of 25 cm. Calculate its surface area and volume. - Lamp cone

Calculate the surface of a lamp shade shaped of a rotary truncated cone with base diameter 32 cm and 12 cm and height 24 cm. - Truncated pyramid

How many cubic meters is volume of a regular four-side truncated pyramid with edges one meter and 60 cm and high 250 mm? - Flowerbed

Flowerbed has the shape of a truncated pyramid, the bottom edge of the base a = 10 m, the upper base b = 9 m. Deviation angle between edge and the base is alpha = 45°. What volume is needed to make this flowerbed? How many plants can be planted if 1 m^{2}= - Pit

Pit has shape of a truncated pyramid with rectangular bases and is 0.8 m deep. The length and width of the pit is the top 3 × 1.5 m bottom 1 m × 0.5 m. To paint one square meter of pit we use 0.6 l of green colour. How many liters of paint is needed when - Truncated cone

Calculate the height of the rotating truncated cone with volume V = 1115 cm^{3}and a base radii r_{1}= 7.9 cm and r_{2}= 9.7 cm. - Pillar

Calculate volume of pillar shape of a regular tetrahedral truncated pyramid, if his square have sides a = 19, b = 27 and height is h = 48. - 2x cone

Circular cone height 84 cm was cut plane parallel with base. Volume of these two small cones is the same. Calculate the height of the smaller cone. - Truncated cone

Calculate the volume of a truncated cone with base radiuses r_{1}=13 cm, r_{2}= 10 cm and height v = 8 cm.

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