# SOLUTION: Why is the surface area of a cube NOT the derivative of volume for a cube?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Surface-area Question 353454: Why is the surface area of a cube NOT the derivative of volume for a cube?Answer by stanbon(57203)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Why is the surface area of a cube NOT the derivative of volume for a cube? ---- surface area = 6s^2 where s is a side of the cube. ----------------- Volume = s^3 Derivative of Volume = 3s^2 ------------------------------- 3s^2 does not equal 6s^2 ============================== Cheers, Stan H.