# Math Help - Need help with Optimization

1. ## Need help with Optimization

A cone is cut from a sphere of radius $a$. You are to find the cone with the largest volume.
Calculate the volume of this cone exactly.

Thank you for your help.

2. Originally Posted by mortalcyrax
A cone is cut from a sphere of radius $a$. You are to find the cone with the largest volume.
Calculate the volume of this cone exactly.

Thank you for your help.
go to the link, then scroll down to problem #15

Maximum/Minimum Problems