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The relationship between surface area and volume

Take a same of 6 cubes as an example. Two of the cubes are shown between. Cube A
on the left is the smallest cube in our sample. Cube F on the right is the largest. Which has




the bigger volume? F obviously.…

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3 54 27 54/27 = 2

4 96 64 96/64 = 1.5

5 150 125 150/125 = 1.2

6 216 216 216/216 = 1

So as you can see, the smaller the object, the larger it's surface area to volume ratio.





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