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How many Crayola crayons would it take to circle the Earth?

Question #11967. Asked by stumped.
Last updated Sep 24 2021.

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433,415,412.67 Crayola crayons

Crayon dimensions: Length = 3.661417 inches
True Earth circumference: 25,046 miles

25046 (miles) x 5280 (feet in mile) x 12 (inches in foot) =
True Earth circumference: 1,586,914,560 (inches)
1,586,914,560 / 3.661417 = 433,415,412.67

Response last updated by gtho4 on Sep 24 2021.
May 19 2001, 9:57 PM
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According to, it takes over 400 million. Alibaba did the math and
it looks good to me.

May 28 2001, 1:13 PM
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