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The lateral surface of a cylinder is the surface connecting the bases. For example, the label from a soup can would represent the lateral surface of a cylindrical can. If the radius of a cylinder is cm and the height is cm, find the lateral surface area of the cylinder. Note: It may help you to think of “unrolling” a soup can label and finding the area of the label.  

circumference of top cm

top edge circumference of top

rectangle interior 

right edge