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Posted by **Sholanda** on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 11:22pm.

- Geometry -
**Sholanda**, Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 11:26pmIf the top of the paint container is made of plastic, how much plastic is used to make the top? Assume the thickness of the plastic is negligable. Round to the nearest square inch.

- Geometry -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 7:10amFirst question:

the surface area would be the bottom circle + the rectangular sleeve

= π(6^2) + 2π(6)(15)

= 36π + 180π

= 216π square inches

Second question:

Unless I am missing something, but isn't that just the area of the circle which was 36π

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