# Cylinder Area Paradox

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Let be the surface of a cylinder of height and radius . ( does not include the flat circular ends of the cylinder.) This Demonstration constructs a set of triangles that tend uniformly to —yet their total area does not tend to the area of !

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Contributed by: George Beck and Izidor Hafner (November 2008)

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## Details

For details, see Freida Zames' Surface Area and the Cylinder Area Paradox.

## Permanent Citation

"Cylinder Area Paradox"

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Published: November 4 2008