Posted by katy on .
the radius of earth is 4000 miles, how far would you travel in going around the equator?

astronomy 
Ms. Sue,
You're looking for the circumference of the earth.
C = pi * d
C = 3.14 * 8,000
C = ? 
astronomy 
katy,
i don't understand. That my homework question

astronomy 
bobpursley,
Katy: what is PI*8000?

astronomy 
katy,
The radius of earth is 4000 miles, how far would you travel in going around the equator? I need the answer to this.

astronomy 
Ms. Sue,
The radius is 4,000 miles, so the diameter is 8,000 miles.
Multiply: 3.14 times 8,000 to find your answer. 
astronomy 
katy,
thanks

astronomy 
Ms. Sue,
You're welcome.