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Chapter 3 Laws Of Motion | Exercise 3E

Question 34

A man weighs 600N on earth. What would be his approximate weight on the moon? Give reason for your answer?

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Given: the weight of a man on earth = 600N

Weight of the man on moon = 1/6 weight of a man on earth;

It is because the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6th of earth,

w=mg

∴ Weight of the man on the moon = 600/6 = 100N

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Question 34

A man weighs 600N on earth. What would be his approximate weight on the moon? Give reason for your answer?

Looking to do well in your science exam ? Learn from an expert tutor. Book a free class!

Given: the weight of a man on earth = 600N

Weight of the man on moon = 1/6 weight of a man on earth;

It is because the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6th of earth,

w=mg

∴ Weight of the man on the moon = 600/6 = 100N

Our top 5% students will be awarded a special scholarship to Lido.

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