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# A paint can is in the shape of a right circular cylinder

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A paint can is in the shape of a right circular cylinder. A rectangular paper label of area 12 square units is pasted on the can as shown in the figure.If the label can be wrapped around the can only once with no extra paper hanging out, what is the curved surface area of the paint can?

(1) The center of the paper label is at a distance of 5 units each from the top and the bottom of the can
(2) The height of the can is five times the height of the paper label.

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A paint can is in the shape of a right circular cylinder. A rectangular paper label of area 12 square units is pasted on the can as shown in the figure.If the label can be wrapped around the can only once with no extra paper hanging out, what is the curved surface area of the paint can?

(1) The center of the paper label is at a distance of 5 units each from the top and the bottom of the can
(2) The height of the can is five times the height of the paper label.

IMO B.

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