# Lesson 15

Putting All the Solids Together

### Problem 1

A right cone has a base with diameter 10 units. The volume of the cone is $$100\pi$$ cubic units. What is the length of a segment drawn from the apex to the edge of the circular base?

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### Problem 2

A right pyramid has a square base with sides of length 10 units. Each segment connecting the apex to a midpoint of a side of the base has length 13 units. What is the volume of the pyramid?

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### Problem 3

For each pair of solids, determine if their volumes are the same or different. If the volumes are different, identify the solid with the greatest volume. Explain your reasoning.

1. A prism and a pyramid have the same height. The pyramid’s base has 3 times the area of the prism's base.
2. A pyramid and a cylinder have bases with the same area. The cylinder’s height is 3 times that of the pyramid.
3. A cone and a cylinder have the same height. The cone’s radius is 3 times the length of the cylinder’s radius.

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### Problem 4

A pyramid has a height of 8 inches and a volume of 120 cubic inches. Determine 2 possible shapes, with dimensions, for the base.

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(From Unit 5, Lesson 14.)

### Problem 5

A toy company packages modeling clay in the shape of a rectangular prism with dimensions 6 inches by 1 inch by $$\frac12$$ inch. They want to change the shape to a rectangular pyramid that uses the same amount of clay. Determine 2 sets of possible dimensions for the pyramid.

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(From Unit 5, Lesson 14.)

### Problem 6

These 3 congruent square pyramids can be assembled into a cube with side length 2 feet. What is the volume of each pyramid?

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(From Unit 5, Lesson 12.)

### Problem 7

A monster truck wheel has an area of $$324\pi$$ square inches. A toy company wants to create a scaled copy of the monster truck with a wheel area of $$9\pi$$ square inches. What scale factor should the company use?

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(From Unit 5, Lesson 7.)