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## Main Question or Discussion Point

In Stokes' theorem, the closed line integral of f=the surface integral of curl f on

**ANY**surface bounded by the same curve. But in Gauss' theorem, the surface integral of f on a surface=the volume integral of div f on a**unique**volume bounded by the surface. A surface can only enclose 1 volume whereas a curve can enclose many surfaces. So why is the asymmetry?