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# A right triangle with sides 3 cm, 4 cm and 5 cm is rotated the side of 3 cm to form a cone. The volume of the cone so formed is:

A. 12$$\pi$$ cm3

B. 15$$\pi$$ cm3

C. 16$$\pi$$ cm3

D. 20$$\pi$$ cm3

### Solution(By Examveda Team)

\eqalign{ & {\text{Clearly}}, \cr & {\text{We have }}r = 3\,{\text{cm}}\,{\text{and}}\,h = 4\,{\text{cm}} \cr & \therefore \,\,\,{\text{Volume}} \cr & = \frac{1}{3}\pi {r^2}h \cr & = \left( {\frac{1}{3} \times \pi \times {3^2} \times 4} \right){\text{c}}{{\text{m}}^3} \cr & = 12\pi \,{\text{c}}{{\text{m}}^3} \cr}