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Surface Area of a Cylinder Calculator

# Surface Area of a Cylinder Calculator

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Surface area is total area covered by the entire surface of the 3-dimensional object. If we cut open the cylinder we get 3 pieces. A cylinder is made of two circles (the base and top) and a rectangle. To find the surface area we need to add the area of circles and area of rectangle. Surface area of a cylinder is used to calculate the  surface area with the radius and height.

Example 1: Calculation of the surface area of the cylinder:

For a given question we need to know the radius and the height of the cylinder.

If the radius is donated by R and the height is donated by H. 