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Surface Area and Volume

Surface Area and Volume

Exercises

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Exercise 8

After the apocalyptic destruction of the forests, only one tree stump remains. You want to preserve it, so you decide to cover it in plastic wrap. What better way to preserve a dead tree? Assuming the tree is perfectly cylindrical with a height of 3 feet and a diameter of 2.4 feet, find out how much plastic wrap will you need to cover the top and sides of the tree.

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