Maximum volume

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1. The slant edge of a right circular cone is 6 cm in length. Find the height of the cone when the volume is a maximum.

2. Find the maximum volume of a right circular cone whose slant edge has a constant length measure a.
 

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I would add,
3. Express the volume V(x) of a right circular cone in terms of the length x of its slant edge.

Then solve 3, then 2, then 1.
 

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