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The Ratio of Surface Area to Volume for a Cube and a Sphere
This Demonstration illustrates the effect of the size of an object on the ratio of its surface area to volume.
Contributed by:
Mark D. Normand
and
Micha Peleg
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Sphere
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Surface Area
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Volume
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Contributed by:
Mark D. Normand
and
Micha Peleg
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