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Applying Surface Area Concepts

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A $6$-inch-tall can of tomato soup is in the shape of a circular cylinder.

If the surface area of the sealed can is the same as the surface area of the can when both lids are removed (thus revealing the inside surface of the can), what is the radius of the can?

A

$3π$ inches

B

$3$ inches

C

$6π$ inches

D

$\cfrac{6}{π}$ inches

E

$6$ inches