Hi all, I am having a little difficulty with this problem:

Show that the circular cylinder of greatest volume that can be inscribed in a right circular cone has volume that is 4/9 the volume of the cone.

Thanks in advance

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- Apr 10th 2007, 08:18 PMWintaker99Volume problem
Hi all, I am having a little difficulty with this problem:

Show that the circular cylinder of greatest volume that can be inscribed in a right circular cone has volume that is 4/9 the volume of the cone.

Thanks in advance - Apr 11th 2007, 12:26 AMearboth
- Apr 11th 2007, 12:28 AMearboth
Hi,

it's me again: Here are the calculations: