Posted by Sally on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9:30pm.
What is the weight of a 12 kg mass on the moon if the gravitational acceleration (g) was only .8 m/s/s?
physics - bobpursley, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9:43pm
physics - drwls, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9:46pm
The actual value of g on the Moon is 1.6 m/s/s, not 0.8.
The weight formula is
W = M g,
but I cannot recommend using an incorrect value for g.