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IF A PERSON'S WEIGHT IS 850 N WHAT IS THE PERSON'S MASS IN KG?

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asked by LADY27
  1. Weight = Mass x (acceleration of gravity)

    Usually written as:
    W = M g

    Therefore M = W/g

    g = 9.8 m/s^2
    W must be in Newtons when you use the equation; you already have that number. (850 N).

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