Bacteria vary somewhat in size, but a diameter of 2.1 m is not unusual.

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What would be the volume (in cubic centimeters) of such a bacterium, assuming that it is spherical?

What would be the surface area (in square millimeters) of such a bacterium, assuming that it is spherical?

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