# C Program for Find the perimeter of a cylinder

Given diameter and height, find the perimeter of a cylinder.

Perimeter is the length of the outline of a two – dimensional shape. A cylinder is a three – dimensional shape. So, technically we cannot find the perimeter of a cylinder but we can find the perimeter of the cross-section of the cylinder. This can be done by creating the projection on its base, thus, creating the projection on its side, then the shape would be reduced to a rectangle.

Formula :
Perimeter of cylinder ( P ) =
here d is the diameter of the cylinder
h is the height of the cylinder

Examples :

```Input : diameter = 5, height = 10
Output : Perimeter = 30

Input : diameter = 50, height = 150
Output : Perimeter = 400
```
 `// CPP program to find  ` `// perimeter of cylinder ` `#include ` `using` `namespace` `std; ` ` `  `// Function to calculate perimeter ` `int` `perimeter(``int` `diameter, ``int` `height) ` `{ ` `    ``return` `2 * (diameter + height); ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver function ` `int` `main() ` `{ ` `    ``int` `diameter = 5; ` `    ``int` `height = 10; ` `     `  `    ``cout << ``"Perimeter = "``;  ` `    ``cout<< perimeter(diameter, height); ` `    ``cout<<``" units\n"``; ` `     `  `    ``return` `0; ` `} `

Output :

```Perimeter = 30 units
```

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