Calculator for Total Surface Area of a Sphere

Alternative name: Ball Total Surface Area Calculator

This calculator will help you find the surface area of a sphere. The formula used in this calculator is listed below.

To use this calculator, you will need to know the radius.

To give you a better mental model of the sphere, you can look at the visualization below. You can navigate the 3d-model of the sphere as you like.


Surface Area = 1,256.637

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Sphere Surface Area Formula

Formula variable explanation:

  • S represents the surface area.
  • r represents the Radius.

LaTeX formula

If you are working in a TeX based editor you could use this TeX formula to calculate the sphere surface area.

\mathrm{S}=4\cdot\pi\cdot{ r}^{2}

How To Calculate The Sphere Surface Area Your Self

Calculating the surface area is rather simple when you know the formula presented above. Follow these steps:

  1. Write down this formula:

  2. Then change the following variables with your values:
    1. r shall be changed with the Radius of your sphere. As an example r could be changed to 10.
  3. Now you can enter this in to your calculator and you will get your answer.