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When comparing the size of the Earth and Moon, volume or mass can be considered.

From Wikipedia for Earth:

Volume 1.0832073 × 10^12 km^3

Mass 5.9736 × 10^24 kg

From Wikipedia for Moon:

Volume 2.1958 × 10^10 km^3

Mass 7.3477 × 10^22 kg

With some simple calculations:

The Earth has just over 49 times the volume of the Moon.

The Earth is over 81 times as massive as the Moon.

Clearly the Earth is also a lot denser which must be because it has collapsed under it's stronger gravitational field due to being more massive.

Includes CC-BY-SA content from Wikipedia's Moon article (authors)
Includes CC-BY-SA content from Wikipedia's Earth article (authors)

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