physics
posted by april .
what is the weight of a 100kg man on the moon with a gravitaional acceleration of 1.6m/s(squared)?

is it 225lbs?

it is m gmoon = 100 * 1.6
which is 160 N 
It does not have anything to do with units conversion, although yes, 100 kg roughly equals 225 lb.
As in the previous question,
Weight = mg
g on the moon is 1.6 m/s²
so the weight is 100 kg*1.6 m/s²=160 N.
Note: N stands for newton and is a unit of force required to cause an acceleration of 1 m/s² on a mass of 1 kg. 
Boi where?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

physical science
On the surface of the moon, where the acceleration due to gravity is about onesixth that of Earth, a 100kg astronaut would have a mass of_____ and a weight of _____ A. 100kg, 1000N B. 16.6kg, 166N C. 100kg, 166N D. 600kg, 1000N 
Physics
The weight of a rock on the moon is 0.85 N. If acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.7 m/s2, what will be its weight on the earth 
Physics
The weight of a rock on the moon is 0.85 N. If acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.7 m/s2, what will be its weight on the earth 
Science..physics
The moon is the Earth's nearest neighbour in space. The radius of the moon is approximately one quarter of the Earth's radius, and its mass is one eightieth of the Earth's mass. a) Culculate the weight of a man with a mass of 80kg … 
physics
An astronaut wearing a 20kg spacesuit jumps on the moon with an initial velocity of 16 m/s. On the moon, the acceleration due to gravity is 1.62 m/s squared. What is the maximum height he reaches? 
physics
An astronaut wearing a 20kg spacesuit jumps on the moon with an initial velocity of 16 m/s. On the moon, the acceleration due to gravity is 1.62 m/s squared. What is the maximum height he reaches? 
physics
If the acceleration due to gravity on the Moon is 1/6 that what is on the Earth, what would a 100 kg man weight on the Moon? 
p i s j
The mass of fan astronaut is 100kg 1)find its weight on earth. 2)find its weight on moon. When the gravitational acceleration on moon is 1.6 ms 
Physics
AN astronaut on the Moon has a mass (including his spacesuit and equipment) of 180 kg. the acceleration due to gravity on the Moon is 1.6 m/s2 (seconds squared). a) calculate his weight on the moon. the astronaut climbs 100m to the … 
Math
Can someone please help me set this up. I didn't quite understand how to do this today. Before leaving Earth, the mass of an astronaut is measured to be 60kg. The astronaut lands on the Moon and measures the acceleration of gravity …