## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

Japan has a greater mass by $77,881 km^{2}$
Step 1. 1 square mile=2.59 square kilometers Phillipines 300000 km Step 2: $\frac{145900mi}{1}\times\frac{2.59km}{1mi}=377,881km$ Step 3:$377,881-300,000=77,881$