A container of rocks with a mass of 65 kilograms is is brought back from the Moon's surface where the acceleration due to gravity is 1.62 meters per second? What is the weight of the container of rocks on Earth's surface?

1 Answer
Jul 29, 2018

Answer:

The weight on earth is #=637N#

Explanation:

The mass is the same everywhere.

#m=65kg#

The weight is a force and it is

#w=mg#

Where the acceleration due to gravity is #=g#

On Earth it is #g=9.8ms^-2#

The weight on earth is

#w_e=65*9.8=637N#