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weight and mass

1. Calculate (a) the gravitational acceleration on the surface of Mars and
(b) the weight of a 0.50 kg rock on its surface.

2. A 10 kg monkey is 10^6 m above the earth's surface.
(a) What is its weight there?
(b) What is its mass there?

Solution Summary

The solution explains the difference between the weight and mass. It also shows how to calculate the weight on the surface of Mars and above Earth's surface.