# SOLUTION: A solid cylinder has a radius of 5cm and a height of 12cm. Calculate the total surface area. Is this how you work it out: 3.142 x 5² = 78.55 78.55 x 12 = 942.6 ?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Volume Question 457288: A solid cylinder has a radius of 5cm and a height of 12cm. Calculate the total surface area. Is this how you work it out: 3.142 x 5² = 78.55 78.55 x 12 = 942.6 ?Answer by edjones(7794)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!lateral surface area=pi*2r*h =pi*10*12 =120*pi . Top and bottom s.a.=2*pi*r^2 =pi*25*2 =50*pi . 120pi+50pi =170pi or 534 cm . Ed