This clip is from episode 257 of the No Such Thing as a Fish podcast, which is an endlessly interesting and very funny podcast about facts.
In this section of the podcast, the presenters are talking about the rings of Saturn.
For context, the speaker is talking about the importance of numerical literacy – understanding basic maths.
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But yeah, they . I think someone if they were paper, so if they of paper, then you'd paper that across.
But yeah, they are flat. I think someone worked that if they were the equivalent paper, so if they were the of paper, then you'd need a of paper that 1.7 miles across.
…I think someone worked out that…
The phrasal verb to work sth out means to solve or find the solution to a problem. e.g. I can’t work out how to turn this computer off.
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