Just a close shave




1. How many days is it from today until the day the asteroid is expected to arrive?
2. How old will you be when the asteroid arrives?
3. How many times wider than the classroom is the asteroid?
4. Using the information in the article, about how many miles is it to the moon from earth?
5. How many kilometres will the asteroid be from the earth at its closest?
6. If the asteroid were roughly spherical, what would its volume be in cubic meters?
7. If the asteroid were roughly cubical, what would its volume be in cubic meters?



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