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Sat February 19, 2011 By: M.lakshmi Supriya

1) A conical tent is to accommodate 600 persons. Each person requires 5 square meters of space on the ground and 30 cubic meters of air to breathe. find the height of the conical tent...

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Sat February 19, 2011
Dear student,
 
Let h be the height and r be the radius of the base of the conical tent.
According to the given information,
Area of the base =         ... (1)
Volume of the cone =
Dividing (2) by (1),
So, h = 18
Thus, the height of the conical tent is 18 m.
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