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Ain't she clever? (Posted on 2017-01-24) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Watching a solar eclipse, a girl asks her father how much farther away is the sun than the moon.
He says, “As far as I remember, 387 times farther.”
She says, “Then I can figure out how much greater is the sun’s volume than the moon’s.”
He thinks about this and says, “I think maybe you can.”

How about you?

Source: A. Kozlov, the Russian popular science magazine Kvant.

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Solutionsolution given certain assumptionsCharlie2017-01-24 11:15:52
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