Posted by **Reyna** on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:34pm.

How do I find the area of a cylinder if the quiestion says the base has a radiuse of 5 feet using pie 3.14 and the length is 12?

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**MathMate**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:44pm
Hint:

Volume of a cylinder with base radius r and height h is

V=πr²h

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:47pm
Use this formula.

2 π r2 + 2 π r h

A = 2 * 3.14 * 5^2 + 2 * 3.14 * 5 * 12

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**MathMate**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:58pm
Oops. The formula I gave was for the volume.

Thank you, Ms. Sue.

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