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Objects on the moon's surface have an acceleration due to gravity one-sixth that on the earth's. What would the 40 kg boy weigh on the moon? (Round answer to nearest tenth.)

  • 12th grade -

    Weight M g/6, where
    M = mass
    g = acceleration of gravity ON EARTH

    The answer will be in Newtons.

    A Newton is about 0.22 pounds

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