Description: All living things take up a certain amount of space, and therefore have volume. They also have a certain amount of surface area. The ratio of surface area to volume, which is a rational function, reveals important information about the organism. Students look at different graphs of these functions for different organisms.
Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math
Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.C.7d
Copyright: ©2011
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