Posted by **mitch** on Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 12:13am.

What does a 15 kg mass weigh on Earth? need assistance in setting up problem to get answer in Newtons and in pounds.

thanks

Weight in Newtons = M g

=(Mass in kg) x (acceleration of gravity in m/s^2)

The acceleration of gravity on Earth is g = 9.8 m/s^2. Do the multiplication

To convert the answer from Newtons to Lbf (pounds force), use the conversion factor 0.224 N/Lbf

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physical sciene - 1) A boy weighs 392 Newtons.What is his mass? 2) A baby weighs...
- Physics - You weigh 526 N on earth. Planet X has twice the mass of Earth and the...
- physics - Your friend weighs 145 lb. What is her mass in kilograms if she went ...
- conversion - how to convert 32.2 pounds mass to pounds force, to kilograms, and ...
- physics - How do you find the total mass of two objects that weigh 111 newtons ...
- Physics - The weight of an object on Earth is 350 newtons. On Mars, the same ...
- math - 2.If a sledgehammer that weighs 18 newtons on Earth will weigh about 4 ...
- physics help! - The earth attracts a large ﬂying bug toward its center ...
- physics - you weigh 526 N on earth. Planet X has twice the mass of Earth and ...
- physics - The weight of an astronaut plus his space suit on the Moon is only 270...

More Related Questions