Contact: Bill Steigerwald
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This is a sample from a Spacemath@NASA problem. This diagram shows disks representing the planets discovered in orbit around eight different stars all drawn to the same scale. Earth and Jupiter are also shown for size comparison. This lesson asks the viewer to solve problems using fraction arithmetic to find out how big these new planets are compared to Earth and Jupiter.
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