# How do you determine the amount of liquid a paper cone can hold with a 1.5-inch diameter and a 5-inch height if the volume formula is given by #Volume = (pi r^2 (h))/3# , where r= the radius , and h= the height of the cone?

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May 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

We are given the volume of a cone is:

Volume

We are told that our cone has a diameter of 1.5 inches and a height of 5 inches.

Radius

Applying the formula above:

Volume

Hence our cone can hold approximately 2.945 cubic inches of liquid.