This post uses data on the solar system to answer questions on volume and scientific notation. The source of data for the problems is an appendix to a web site called nineplanets.org.
Radius of Sun and Planets
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What are the volumes of the planets and the sun based on the assumption that all of the planets and the sun are perfect spheres?
Calculate the volume of each planet as a percent of the volume of Jupiter?
How many planets might potentially fit inside an area of space the size of the volume of Jupiter?
How many planets the size of Jupiter might fit inside an area the size of the sun?
How many planets the size of the earth might fit inside an area the size of the sun?
Answers to these questions are in the post below.