# For -Ms Sue

posted by
**Mary** on
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Claim: the lateral (side ) surface of any area of any cylinder can is larger than the circlar surface area of its bottom. Which of the following is an example showing that the claim is false?

a. a can with the diameter of 5 inches and height of 10 inches

b. a can with diameter 1 inch and height 10 inches

c. a can with the diameter 10 inches and height of 2 inches

d. a can with diameter 10 inches and height of 10 inches.

geometry- need help - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 11:44am

The diameter must be much greater than the height.

Mary ??

C would be a false claim then ?