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If a solid right circular cylinder with height 9 and radius 2 is cut as shown into three new cylinders, each of equal and uniform height, how much new surface area is created?


(A) \(4\pi\)

(B) \(12\pi\)

(C) \(16\pi\)

(D) \(24\pi\)

(E) \(36\pi\)


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4 new circle surfaces were created.

hence 4 x π(2)^2 = 16π

My guess is c.
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If a solid right circular cylinder with height 9 and radius 2 is cut as shown into three new cylinders, each of equal and uniform height, how much new surface area is created?


(A) \(4\pi\)

(B) \(12\pi\)

(C) \(16\pi\)

(D) \(24\pi\)

(E) \(36\pi\)


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New surface areas added are the circular bases and tops.
when cut in 3 pieces it adds 4 circular areas each of radius 2.
Therefor the new added surface area will be = 4*π*r^2 = 4*4*π = 16*π
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Please remember that the surface area of cylinder created by height will not change
But 4 new circle surfaces were created hence 4 x π(2)^2 = 16π

So answer is C
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