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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Volume and Surface Area of Cones

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From: Loyd

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2002042509:24:32
Subject: Re: surface area of cones and cylinders

On 2002042416:36:00, manning wrote: > >what is the formula used to find the surface area of cones and >cylinders? > > From "Handbook of Mathematical Tables and Formulas" by Richard Stevens Burington, Ph.D, Handbook Publishers, Sanduskey, OH 1948 page 14: Area of a fustrum of pyramid or cone is: 1/2(sum of perimeters of base)x slant height. If the upper base is a point, then you call that perimeter zero.

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