Can someone pull a rabbit out of a hat for me & explain why just because an object (like a cell or an animal) gets bigger, its surface area doesn't get proportionally bigger? I made myself a little chart where I took a sphere & found the vol & the s.a. at 1 cm radius, at 2 cm radius, and 3 cm radius, then divided s.a. by the vol, the numbers were getting smaller, but can someone put it into words for me or can this only be understood mathematically? I just am not getting it intuitively...(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Thanking you in advance...

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# Surface Area vs Volume in Biology

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