Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 3 - Assess: 1

Answer

A. Increases

Work Step by Step

More surface area means more effective transfer of materials into and out of the cell, and this explains why most cells are very small. As cells grow smaller, the proportionate amount of surface area increases.
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