GEOM 1 | Lesson 3 | Practice (Application Problems)

Application Problems

Draw a diagram, and work through each of the the problems below.

  1. A baker creates fantastic cupcakes that can each be comfortably enclosed in a cube of side length 2 in and a square base. She wants to deliver these cupcakes to stores in batches of 75 in a large box that has 3 layers of cupcakes. What is the volume of the box, and what is its surface area?

  1. A tennis ball container has a 2 inch diameter and holds 3 tennis balls.  Find the volume of the container,  the volume of the tennis balls and the volume of air in the can.

  1. A pyramid has a square base, \(60’\) by \(60’\).  The slant height is \(50’\).  Find the volume of the pyramid as well as how much glass would be needed to cover the faces.

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