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This looks to be a fairly straightforward problem. I'm not sure why I'm having trouble.

The radiant energy flux density is the energy emission per unit area. Why would I not simply multiply the solar constant of the Earth times the surface area of the Earth? Of course, it would be a plane area approximation. Then, whatever that energy emission value that is, set it equal to the Stefan-Boltzmann constant*(T

Is the radiant energy flux density multiplied by the area equal to the power?

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The radiant energy flux density is the energy emission per unit area. Why would I not simply multiply the solar constant of the Earth times the surface area of the Earth? Of course, it would be a plane area approximation. Then, whatever that energy emission value that is, set it equal to the Stefan-Boltzmann constant*(T

_{E})^{4}*4pi*(R_{E})^{2}?Is the radiant energy flux density multiplied by the area equal to the power?

http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n149/camarolt4z28/IMG_20110318_204153.jpg?t=1300499036 [Broken]

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