# SOLUTION: Find the surface area of a soup can that has a diameter of 3 inches and a height of 5 inches.

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 Question 200695: Find the surface area of a soup can that has a diameter of 3 inches and a height of 5 inches.Found 2 solutions by rfer, MathTherapy:Answer by rfer(12662)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the circumference is 3.14 in the heigth is 5in two ends that have 3 in diameter 2(3.14(1.50^2))=14.13 sq in a=lh a=(3.14)(5)=15.7 sq in total area=15.7+14.13=29.83 sq in Answer by MathTherapy(1425)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The formula for the surface area of a cylinder, which a can is, is: (pi)*d*h +2(pi)*r^2 You can do the rest, I'm pretty sure.