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There are many benefits: The most important is that it keeps the earth from wobbling. Because the earth is tilted at 23 1/2 degrees, it would be very unstable unless the moon helped balance its axis of rotation. The other benefits have to do with life on earth. The moon creates tides that help many animals during their breeding cycles. The moon also helps provide light at night, unless it is a new moon, and that allows animals to see so they can hunt for food and stay away from danger. The other, less obvious, reason has to do with the moon actually having been a part of the earth itself a long time ago. Early in earth's history, a large protoplanet the size of Mars crashed into it and made it bigger than it originally was. The upper layers of Earth's crust was knocked off into space and became the moon. So really, when you ask the question: how does the moon benefit the Earth?" Well, the Earth wouldn't be what it is today without the moon.
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