# PLEASE HELP I HAVE TO GET A 100! IM ALMOST FAILING THIS CLASS RIGHT NOW!

The moon forms a right triangle with the Earth and the Sun during one of its phases, as shown below:

A scientist measures the angle x and the distance y between the Earth and the Sun. Using complete sentences, explain how the scientist can use only these two measurements to calculate the distance between the moon and the Sun. (10 points)

answered by **Guest**

Wouldnt it just be:

If you multiply the distance you got from the earth to the sun, and the earth to the moon. You will get the distance from the moon to the sun...

I am unsure, But I am only in 8th grade. Ive tried to assist. If it is wrong I apologize.

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