# 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? If a person tried to simulate this gravity in an elevator, how fast would it have to accelerate and in which direction?

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1. a. m*g/6 = 100kg * (9.8/6)N/kg = 163.3 N. = Wt. on the moon.

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posted by Henry
2. Any body which has mass x on the earth will be x/6 on moon.so the man will be 100/6kg=16.3kg.

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posted by GAURAV
3. can you explain to me better, please?
thank you so much

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