# science

An astronaut who weighed 170 pounds on Earth found that his weight on Jupiter was 400 pounds. He captured an alien that weighed 120 pounds on Jupiter. What is the alien's weight on Earth?
A. 34 pounds
B. 51 pounds
C. 78 pounds
D. 283 pounds

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1. 400/170=W/120
solve for W

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2. 400/170 = 2.35 so he weighed 2.35 times more on Jupitor. The alien, must hve weighed 2.35 times less on earth.

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3. so it is 51 pounds?

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4. 51

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