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Formula for volume of cones/pyramids

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From: Dean Sherman <shermand@cds.on.ca>
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Nov 12, 1998 at 14:34:24
Subject: Formula for volume of cones/pyramids

What is the easiest way to explain to kids why the fraction 1/3 is used in the volume formulas for cones and pyramids?

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