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By how much does the mass of the earth increase each year as a result of sunlight reaching it? Radiation from the sun reaches the EArth at a rate of 1400W/m^2 of area perpendicular to the energy flow. Assume 100% absorption.

2. Relevant equations

I'm sorry but I havent the slightest clue as to how to approach this question.

But we are given the Radius of the Earth as 6.36 * 10 ^6 m

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer is sopposed to be 1.23 * 10^8

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