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The global-mean surface temperature of the earth is about 288 degrees Kelvin. Use the Stefan-Boltzman law to calculate the radiative flux corresponding to an object with this temperature. [hint: use σT4 with σ = 5.67x10-8 Wm-2K-4 ]

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what's the problem? You have the formula:

5.67x10^-8 * 288^4 = 390.08W/m^2

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