A cone is a 3-dimensional geometric figure that has a circle for a base and sides that come to a point. Click on the yellow points in manipulative 1 and drag them to change the figure. Double click on manipulative 1 to launch it in its own application window.
Conic means having to do with a cone, such as a
cone-like in shape; or is short for conic section. Conical means
cone-like in shape, such as a conical frustum.
Cite this article as:
Cone. 2010-01-05. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/cone.html.
All Math Words Encyclopedia is a service of
Life is a Story Problem LLC.
Copyright © 2005-2011 Life is a Story Problem LLC. All rights reserved.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License