## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

$232$ $in.^{2}$
We first solve for the radius: $\frac{27}{\pi}$= diameter $\frac{27}{\pi}\div2$= radius We use the equation for the surface area of a sphere to obtain: $SA= 4\pi r^{2}$ $4\pi(\frac{27}{\pi}\div2)^{2}= 232$