If a standard drinking straw is 19.5 cm long and has a diameter of 0.6 cm how many square centimeters of plastic are used in one straw?

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adityaananda124

The given values of this problem are:
Length = 19. 5 cm
Width (diameter) = 0.6 cm
The unknown is: how much square cm of plastic are used in one straw? In other words the area of the straw.
Derivations and solutions:
Area = length x width
Area = 19. 5 cm x 0.6 cm
Area = 11.7 cm(squared) / 11.7 cm^2