# Physics

The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.6 N/Kg. An astronaut weighs 670N on the earth's surface
A. Find the mass of the astronaut
B. His weight on the moon's surface.

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1. Guide me through the calculations please

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2. mass = weight in Newtons / g = 670 / 9.81 = 68.3 kilograms
weight =m gmoon = 68.3 * 1.6 = ? Newtons :)

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Damon

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