Comparing sizes of atoms of an apple the size of the Earth

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it saids“if an apple is magnified to the size of the earth, then the atoms in the apple are approximately the size the size of the original apple”
then why the atoms in the apple are "approximately" the size the size of the original apple, but not equal?
 

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This statement is based on an order of magnitude calculation just to give you an idea of the scale involved.
Do the calculation and you will see why it is approximate. Questions to consider:
What is the radius of the Earth? The Earth is not spherical so you have to consider an average.
What is the radius of an atom in the apple? A hydrogen atom in the apple has an empirical radius of 25 pm while a carbon atom has an empirical radius of 70 pm, almost three times larger.
 
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