# math

Consider the 6 inch × 9 inch rectangular cake that is 2 inches deep. If you cover the cake with frosting excluding the bottom, what is the surface area of the cake that will be covered with frosting?

help!!!! i dont understand

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1. Ms. Sue or anyone else ?

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2. The top is 9 * 6 = 54 square inches

Two sides are 2 * 9 = 36 square inches

Two sides are 2 * 6 = 24 square inches.

Now add those areas together for the total amount of frosting.

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3. so it would be 114 ?

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4. Yes, 114 SQUARE INCHES

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Ms. Sue
5. Okay thank you so much !

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6. You are very welcome.

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8. Thanks Ms. Sue

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9. Thanks so much, Ms. Sue! Most people don't like your help, but if they just read the stuff you post to help, they could probably learn how to do it themselves! Thanks again!

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10. Thanks man

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11. Thanks Mrs. Sue. I needed a recap.

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12. Hold on 9 times two doesn’t equal 36 though......

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13. no it doesn't what she means is 2 times 9 not 9 times 2

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15. what she meant is 2.9=18 then times 2 = 36 (same for the other one)

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16. people don't appreciate ms. sue enough
she's actually a quality teacher that's been saving people for over 30 years
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17. Why does everyone hate on Ms. Sue, she's literally the best

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18. Guys, uhh.. Ms. Sue is dead. She died of cancer a few years ago.

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19. Oh hey I read about this site me sue died but anyway I gotta go play with josh and eddie so cya

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22. that doesn’t make sense?? the volume of the cake pan is 108 so how could it be 114??? please help me

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