Welcome to

Ward's Web Pages

Brainteasers

How Big is the Sun?

In very rounded figures (so that the mathematically adept can easily calculate in their heads), the earth is about 100 million miles from the sun, and the moon is about one quarter of a million miles from the earth. The diameter of the moon is one quarter of the earth's diameter of 8000 miles. What is the diameter of the sun?

Get The Answer |