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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?

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1. (a) Calculate the gravitational acceleration on the surface of Mars and
The gravitational acceleration is

Where gravitational constant G = 6.674 10-11 m3 • kg-1 • ...

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.

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