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Which of the following is an effect of a decrease in the surface-area-to-volume ratio of a cell? a. Genes mutate, resulting in a cancerous cell. b. Waste removal becomes slower. c. The cell cycle speeds up.

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    b. waste removal becomes slower because the V increases ^3 and SA increases ^2, meaning the volume increases much more rapidly and diffusion across the cytoplasm takes longer.

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