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A planet has a mass of 7.93 × 1023 kg and a radius of 2.58 × 106 m. (a) What is the acceleration due to gravity on this planet? (b) How much would a 67.0-kg person weigh on this planet?

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    g= GM/r^2

    weight= mg

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    Is little g = gravity. So I would have

    9.8 = G(7.93 × 10^23)/(2.58 × 10^6)

    Than I would solve for g?

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