This task presents a context that leads students toward discovery of the formula for calculating the volume of a sphere.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**Grade Level(s):**9, 10, 11, 12

**Suggested Technology:**Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office

**Freely Available:**Yes

**Keywords:**Cavalieri's Principle, volume, sphere, cross-sections, cone, Florida Standards

**Instructional Component Type(s):**

**Problem-Solving Task**

**Resource Collection:**Illustrative Mathematics