Finding surface area of a cylinder Sounds complicated, But is very simple This Mario is an example of a cylinder. Look at this beautiful breakfast burrito. It is a cylinder. You can find the surface area of it. This a how you find the area of a cylinder. The numbers at the top of this picture is the formula. Here is a better example. Here are some examples Solving time! Remember the formula: 2(3.14)r² + 2(3.14)rh extra work room below extra work space below