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Why Cells Divide

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Information Overload
what results when information exceeds processing capacity
Exchanging Material
As cell size increases, it becomes difficult to move nutrients across the cell membrane.
Surface Area
the sum of the areas of all the faces of a solid figure
Volume
the amount of space an object takes up
Volume Ratio
a³/b³
Cell "efficiency"
smaller cells are more effective
Mitosis
division of the nucleus
Cytokinesis
division of the cytoplasm during cell division