Posted by **tiffany** on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 12:36pm.

The earth is approx. a sphere. Its diameter is about 12 730 km. Water covers approx. 66 percent of the earths surface. How many square kilometres of land covers the earth?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 12:43pm
Surface Area = 4 * pi * r^2

A = 4 * 3.14 * 6,365^2

A = 508,846,106

0.34 * 508,846,106 = ?

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**tiffany**, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 4:13pm
thank-you soooo much ms.sue

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 4:23pm
You're very welcome, Tiffany.

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**dee**, Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2:53pm
where did you get the 0.34 from?

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**Rachel**, Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 3:25pm
The world is made up of land and earth. If there is 66% water then there can only be 34% land (whats left). 66% water plus 34% land = 100% of what makes up the earth.

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