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HOW FAR AWAY IS IT?
Cut two pieces
of drawing paper to fit the bottoms of two
Do the same
on the second paper but reverse the angle and
Line up the
boxes so that the pins WXYZ are in a straight
angles of their drawing until the lines intersect, then draw a perpendicular
line from the baseline
this line and converting the scale, you will
realize that this method allows you to measure the
The brilliant scientist tells us that since the moon is very far away, astronomers use a very long baseline, such as the diameter of the earth, to measure the distance to the moon.
This is another
indication of the value of higher math. If
how you can measure the distance of something you
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