NCERT Class 9 Solutions: Surface Areas and Volumes (Chapter 13) Exercise 13.7 – Part 2

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Formulas of cones: The base area of circle is=πr^2,and the v …

Understanding Cones and Slant Height

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Q-3 The height of a cone is. If its volume is, find the radius of the base. (Use)


We are given,

  • Height (h)

  • Volume =

Consider, the radius of the base of cone to be

Then, volume

Q-4 If the volume of a right circular cone of height is, find the diameter of its base.



  • Height

  • Volume

Consider, the radius of the base of the cone be

Now, volume

Q-5 A conical pit of top diameter is deep. What is its capacity in kiloliters?



  • Diameter of the top of the conical pit therefore, radius

  • Depth of the pit

Therefore, volume