Please answer the question using these types of ideas. It is a conceptual question that needs a detailed explanation: If you should buy a quantity of gold in Mexico and weigh it careully on a spring balance, would the same quantity of gold weigh more, less, or the same if weighed on the same spring balance in Alaska? Defend your answer.
Consider the latitude theta, with the weight of the body represented by W = mg - m*Re*w*cos^2(theta), where Re is the radius of ...
The solution provides an answer to whether the weight of gold on a spring balance scale will differ grandly in different geographical locations. The latitude theta and angular rotation of the Earth on its axis is taken into account in the calculation.