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T the elliptical orbit of Mars, where each unit of the coordinate plane represents 1 million kilometers. The maximum distance from the sun is 249 million kilometers and its minimum distance from the Sun is 207 million kilometers. The Sun is at one focus of the ellipse and the center of the ellipse is at (0, 0). The coordinates of the Sun are (?, 0)

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    the elliptical orbit of Mercury, whose minimum distance to the Sun is 29 million miles and whose maximum distance to the Sun is 43 million miles. According to Kepler's laws, the average distance of a planet to the Sun is equal to half the length of the orbit's major axis. The average distance of Mercury to the Sun is _____ million miles.

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