Wednesday
March 4, 2015

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Kelvin on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:08pm.

For which of the following situations can the equation F = mg not be used to calculate the force due to gravity?

a) The pull of gravity on an apple on the surface of the Earth.

b) The pull of gravity on an airplane flying at an altitude of 8 km above the surface of the Earth.

c) The pull of the Earths gravity on the Moon.

d) The equation can be used for all of the above.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

physics - calculate the period and frequency of a 3.500 m long pendulum at the ...
Science - Can someone tell me if this is correct: How many forces act on an ...
Grade 12 Physics - A rocket ship is moving away from the earth after having been...
physics - An elevator is being lifted up an elevator shaft at a constant speed ...
physics - In the Earth–Moon system, there is a point where the gravitational ...
Science - How much would 1kg weigh on the Moon if the pull of gravity there is ...
astronomy/physics - Use Newton’s Law of Gravity to calculate the force of ...
Physics Projectile Motion - You arrive on an unknown planet with your team of ...
Physics - Hi Would someone be able to confirm that the following equation wil ...
physics - an object has a weight of 5.10 Newtons at sea level, where the ...

Members