A protist has a surface area-to-volume ratio of 5:1. A human intestinal cell has a surface area-to-volume ratio

 A protist has a surface area-to-volume ratio of 5:1. A human intestinal cell has a surface area-to-volume ratio

of 2:1. Which of the following statements is true?

Select one:

a. The intestinal cell is more efficient at expelling wastes because it has a high surface area-to-volume ratio.

b. The intestinal cell is more efficient at procuring nutrients because it has a lower surface area-to-volume ratio.

c. The protist is more efficient at expelling wastes because it has a higher surface area-to-volume ratio. (INCORRECT)

d. The protist is more efficient at procuring nutrients because it has a lower surface area-to-volume ratio.

Either A, B, or D

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