Volume of a Cone

Learn how to find the volume of a cone.

Volume of a Cone Lesson

Cone Volume Formula

The formula for volume of a cone is given as:

V = 13πhr2

Where h is the height and r is the radius.

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The Formula for the Volume of a Cone
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Volume of a Cone Example Problem

A cone-shaped rock formation is measured to have a height of 4 meters and a radius of 2 meters. What is the volume of the rock formation in cubic meters?


  1. Let's plug the given dimensions into the volume formula.
  2. V = 13πhr2
  3. V = 13π(4)(22) = 163π
  4. The rock formation's volume is 163π cubic meters.
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