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How to find the surfarce area of a sphere, cone or other 3D solid?

A - answer Use the AREA command with the Object option to calculate the area of a solid. Surface area of the selected 3D solid is displayed as "Area".

You have to use a true solid 3D body, not a mesh - e.g. a revolved object has to be a product of the REVOLVE command, not REVSURF.

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20.6.2001    15760×  

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