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# How would you calculate the outside surface area of a cylinder that is open on one end?

Updated: 12/24/2022

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You would multipy the length of the cylinder by its circumference, then add to that the area of the circle on the closed end. the formula would be:

(Pi X diameter X cylinder length) + (Pi X radius X radius)

For the base, the area is pi*r2.

Add this area to the SA of the side, which is circumference* height, or 2pi*r*h

So, the final surface area would be pi*r2 + 2pi*r*h.

Because there is only one base, you only need to find the area of one circle on the bottom.

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