G17g – Volume of spheres, pyramids, and cones

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Formulas

\(\text{Volume of sphere }=\dfrac{4}{3} \pi r^{3} \text{, where }r \text{ is the radius}\) \(\text{of the sphere.}\)
  • AQA, Edexcel, and OCR will provide this formula in the exam in any relevant questions.
  \(\text{Volume of cone }=\dfrac{1}{3} \pi r^{2} h\text{, where }r \text{ is the radius and}\) \(h \text{ is the perpendicular height of the cone.}\)
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  \(\text{Volume of pyramid }=\dfrac{1}{3} \times \text{area of base} \times \text{height}\)
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Volume of spheres, pyramids, and cones

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