Q. Why the volume of a cone is 1/3 of a cylinder? Pls. give me the mathematical proof.

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- Nov 10th 2010, 07:31 PMakshay1995related to volume
Q. Why the volume of a cone is 1/3 of a cylinder? Pls. give me the mathematical proof.

- Nov 10th 2010, 07:53 PMpickslides
- Nov 11th 2010, 03:34 AMHallsofIvy
Note that deriving the formula for

**any**figure that does not consist entirely of straight sides (two dimensions) or flat faces (3 dimensions) will require using Calculus. Even the formula for the area of a circle requires limits.