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Homework Help: Area of rectangular glass rod

  1. Dec 3, 2008 #1


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    1. I can't seem to find a formula to figure out the area of an upright rectangular glass rod. Can someone point me in the right direction?


    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Dec 3, 2008 #2


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    Just add the areas of the rectangular surfaces. I'm assuming you mean surface area.
  4. Dec 3, 2008 #3


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    ok, they gave me 10 cm by 10 cm by 10 meters, but I'm not sure what step to take next
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