Megan B.

asked • 05/25/18

Why does this formula work for finding the surface area of a cylinder?

In math class today, we were discussing how to find the surface area of a cylinder. Then, someone figured out that you could use the formula (radius+height)(diameter). We tested the formula and it worked for every problem we had.
Why does this work or is it just a loophole?

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Aaron A. answered • 05/25/18

Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry

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