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Directions: Read carefully.

1.
When it was blown up, this balloon formed a sphere because it was trying to hold as much air as possible with as small a surface as possible.
How much air, to the nearest tenth of a cubic inch, is being held by a spherical balloon with a diameter of 12 inches?

Choose:
150.8 cu.in.
226.2 cu.in.
904.8 cu.in.
7238.2 cu.in.
balloon

 

 

2.
The circumference and height of this right circular cone are shown. Find the volume of this cone, to the nearest cubic foot.
Hint: Use full calculator entries until ready to round the final answer.
Choose:
80
96
112
216
conegreenN

 

 

3.
A cylinder and a cone each have a radius of 3 cm. and a height of 8 cm. Which of the choices represents the ratio of the volume of the cone to the volume of the cylinder?

Choose:
1 : 1
1 : 3
1 : 2
1 : π
thinkcone

 

 

4.
A pharmacist is filling medicine capsules. The capsules are cylinders with hemispheres on each end. The length of the cylinder measures 12 mm and the radius is 2 mm. Find, to the nearest tenth, the cubic mm of medication contained in one capsule.

Choose:
32.7 cu. mm.
150.7 cu. mm.
184.3 cu. mm.
202.6 cu. mm.
capsule

 

 

5.
A nursery builds protective cylindrical covers, as shown, to protect seedlings from frost. The cover has a top, but no bottom. How many square feet of flexible plastic will be needed to build three dozen of the covers? The flexible plastic is sold by the square foot.

plantcover
Choose:
76 sq. ft.
96 sq. ft.
252 sq. ft.
302 sq. ft.

 

 

6.
The official size of a basketball used by the NBA is 29.5 inches in circumference. Which of the following choices expresses the volume of the basketball, to the nearest tenth of a cubic inch?
Hint: Don't round until finished. Use full calculator entries.

Choose:
277.0 cu. in.
297.5 cu. in.
433.5 cu. in.
482.5 cu. in.
basketball

 

 

7.
An ice cream cone can be modeled with a right circular cone and a hemisphere. If the ice cream filled the entire cone and the hemisphere, how many cubic inches of ice cream would be needed?
Choose:
21 cu. in.
36 cu. in.
71 cu. in.
85 cu. in.
conehem

 

 

8.
The radius of a sphere is 4 feet. What is the area of a great circle of this sphere to the nearest square foot ?

Choose:

13 sq. ft.
50 sq. ft.
51 sq. ft.
804 sq. ft.
greensphere

 

 

9.
A cylinder and a sphere have the same radius and the same height. What is the ratio of the volume of the cylinder to the volume of the sphere?

Choose:
1 : 1
2 : 1
π : 3
3 : 2
thinksphere

 

 

10.
The cone shown at the right is a right circular cone with a base radius of 8 inches. The cone is sliced parallel to the base. A smaller cone of base radius 4 inches and height of 12 inches is cut off the top. The remaining bottom section of the original cone which is left behind is called a frustum.
Not drawn to scale.
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  FRUSTUMcPROB
a)
Find the volume of the frustum. Leave answer in terms of π.
Choose:

64π cu. in.
448π cu. in.
512π cu. in.
576π cu. in.
  b) This frustum has the same volume as another right circular cone with a base radius of 8 inches. What is the height, in inches, of this new cone?
Choose:

12 inches
18 inches
21 inches
22 inches



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