# You are applying force on the pan of single pan weighing balance and the pointer points to #100 g#. What is the force in newtons applied by you?

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Assuming you are on Earth.

Assuming you are on Earth.

##### 1 Answer

Sep 22, 2017

You are applying a force of 0.98 N.

#### Explanation:

You are applying a force that, to the weighing balance, is as if there were a 100g mass in the pan. The hypothetical 100g mass would apply its weight of

So you are applying a force of 0.98 N.

I hope this helps,

Steve