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Refer back to the Learning Activity titled “Applications of Volume and Surface Area.” Problem 2 introduces a company that is trying to decide whether to manufacture cube-shaped or sphere-shaped tree ornaments. In your own words, explain what calculations were made, and why, in solving this problem. Why would a company be doing those calculations in the first place? If possible, give an example of a similar situation within your common experience in which the type of packaging shape is a variable for company decision-making.