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Step 1

To point out the basic difference between the concepts of surace area and volume of a box

Step 2

Imagine a rectangular box (say a suitcase). The volume of the box is the amount of space inside the box . It is a cubic measure. For example, in flights, the volume of the baggage is controlled (limited). On ther other hand, the surace area of a box is concerned with the total area of the material required to make the box.

Step 3

In this illustration , a cubical box (all sides equal) has been unfolded. If each side is A units , it is clear ...

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