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The surface area of a right cone is 55π cm squared. Find the radius if the slant height is 6cm.

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  1. S.A. = πr(r + 6)

    55π = πr² + 6πr

    55 = r² + 6r

    r² + 6r - 55 = 0

    (r + 11)(r - 5) = 0

    r = 5 cm

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