Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:

Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Polyhedrons and Spheres - Exercises - Page 426: 26

Answer

0

Work Step by Step

When it is inscribed in the sphere, you can keep getting the radius smaller and smaller. Meanwhile, the height will approach the diameter of the sphere. However, as the radius gets smaller, it approaches a value of 0. Thus, the smallest possible volume is 0.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.