132 Answered Questions for the topic Surface Area

Surface Area

11/02/15

How many liters of frosting did they need for this dieter's nightmare?

Barbara's Bigtime Bakery baked the world's largest chocolate cake. The length was 600 cm, the width was 400 cm, and the height was 180 cm. Barbara and her two assistants, Boris and Bernard, applied... more
Surface Area Money Math

11/02/15

Wallpaper the four walls of her room

Joan wants to wallpaper the four walls of her room. The room is rectangular and measures 11 ft by 13 ft. The ceiling is 10 ft high. A roll of the wallpaper Joan has chosen is 2.5 ft wide and 50 ft... more

11/02/15

Finding the surface area of a cylinder.

If the surface area of a cylinder with a radius of 3 cm is 54(pie) cm^2 , what is the cylinder's volume?
Surface Area

10/02/15

a cake is composed of a cylinder with a diameter of 6 and a height of ten on top of a cube with side length 10 what is the surface area of the cake?

a cake is composed of a cylinder with a diameter of 6 and a height of ten on top of a cube with side length 10 what is the surface area of the cake?
Surface Area Geometry Mathematics

07/30/15

A pane of glass is 22 in * 35 in * .167 in thick. It is shattered into square pieces...

A pane of glass is 22 in * 35 in * .167 in thick. It is shattered into square pieces .125 in on a side .What is the percent increase in total surface area of glass?   I keep getting 2.96*102... more
Surface Area Calculus 2

07/21/15

Find the area of the surface generated by revolving the curve about the x-axis.

y=x3/5, 0 to 2

04/26/15

Geometry Surface Area Problem.

Soda cans are made out of aluminum and are shaped like a cylinder. The formula for the surface area of a cylinder can be used to find the amount of aluminum, in square centimeters, that is needed... more
Surface Area Math Calculus Volume

04/14/15

Suppose you have 144 square inches of cardboard. Your task is to build a box with a square bottom and no top. find the dimensions of the box to maximize volume.

Suppose you have 144 square inches of cardboard. Your task is to build a box with a square bottom and no top. find the dimensions of the box to maximize volume.
Surface Area Measurement Volume

04/11/15

Please help please

a rectangular has a volume of 16cm3. if one dimension of the prism is tripled, what is the volume of the new prism

03/21/15

Volume and Surface Area of Gabriel's Horn

Could you fill Gabriel's Horn with paint? How much paint would it take? Could you paint the outside of Gabriel's Horn?

02/23/15

A box has a volume of 546cm3 and a surface area of 422cm2. What are the length, height, and width of the box?

A box has a volume of 546cm3 and a surface area of 422cm2. What are the length, height, and width of the box? Please provide  a step-by-step if possible.
Surface Area Word Problem Pre Calculus

02/22/15

A rectangular box without a top is to be constructed with a base that is twice as long as it is wide. The box has a volume of 12 ft3 .

The box has a volume of 12 ft3 . Find a function that models the surface area A of the box in terms of the width x.    
Surface Area

02/01/15

What would be the least surface area possible?

Four cubes of side 2cm are placed so that at least one side of each cube is touching a side of another cube. The cubes can be arranged in many ways. What would be the least surface area... more
Surface Area Geometry

01/29/15

How many different surface areas are possible when 8 one inch cubes are arranged so that each has one or more faces in common (touching....

Question: How many different surface areas are possible when 8 one inch cubes are arranged so that each has one or more faces in common (touching) with at least one of the other cubes?Part of this... more
Surface Area

01/27/15

What would be the total surface of the 3 parts?

The cube is cut into 3 parts by 2 cuts parallel to one of its faces. What would be the total surface of the 3 parts?  
Surface Area

01/27/15

A rectangular prism has a square base. Its height is twice the length of its width or breadth. If its volume is 250cm^3, then what is its surface area?

A rectangular prism has a square base. Its height is twice the length of its width or breadth. If its volume is 250cm^3, then what is its surface area?
Surface Area

01/21/15

A water tank measure 2m by 5m by 6m. It has no top. The outside of the tank, including the base, has to be painted.

A litre of paint will cover an area of 4.3m². Paint is sold in 5 litre tins and each tin costs £13.50. How much will it cost to paint the tank? You must show all your working.
Surface Area Cylinder

11/14/14

When the SA= 527.79 m^2 and r= 6 then h is ? Round to the nearest integer

When the SA= 527.79 m^2 and r= 6 then h is ? Round to the nearest integer
Surface Area Calculus Volume Width

06/19/14

Optimization Problems

An open-top box is to be constructed so that its base is twice as long as it is wide. Its volume is to be 2300 cm^3. FInd the dimensions that will minimize the amount of cardboard... more
Surface Area

05/12/14

a box has dimensions 5cm,9cm,5cm. What is the surface area. Teacher did not specify which was length, width, height.

Find the surface area of a box with dimensions 5cm,9cm,5cm. I don't know which dimension is length, width, height though.
Surface Area

05/06/14

Surface Area of Cylinders

Mr. Jenkins has cylindrical columns and rectangular prism posts on his front porch.  Both have a height of 3.5 feet.  The columns have a radius of 0.5 feet.  The prisms have a length and width of... more
Surface Area

05/06/14

Surface Area of Cylinders

A cardboard shipping container is in the form of a cylinder with a radius of 6 centimeters and a volume of 8595.4 cubic centimeters.   What is the length of the shipping container?   What is... more
Surface Area

04/22/14

Find the surface area of a cone that has a slant height of 20 ft and the radius of the base is 10ft

The cone has a slant height of 20ft and the crock base has a radius of 10ft (use pi=3.14) I basically need to find the height of the cone and then I'll be able to solve it
Surface Area Cylinder

06/13/13

a cylinder has a surface area of 402 cm^2. The height is three times greater than the radius. What is the height of the cylinder?

what i did: 402 = 2πr^2+2πr(3r) how do i separate r? 

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