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The equitorial diameter of the Earth (distance from one side of the Earth to the other at the equator) is about 7,926 miles. So the circumference is 7,926 * pi = 24900.2633 miles. Divide 7,926 by 2 to get the radius: 3963 miles. Add six feet to this radius: 3963 mi + (6 ft / 5280 ft) = 3963.001136 miles. The new circumference is 3963.001136 x 2 x pi = 24900.27051 miles. Subtract for the difference: 24900.27051 - 24900.2633= 0.00721 miles or 38 feet.

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