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PhysicsQ&A Library- A bag of sugar weighs 1.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth? -Repeat for Pluto, where g is 0.665 times that on Earth. -Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three locations.Earth= ?kgMoon= ?kgPluto=?kgQuestion

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- A bag of sugar weighs 1.00 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth?

-Repeat for Pluto, where *g* is 0.665 times that on Earth.

-Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three locations.

Earth= ?kg

Moon= ?kg

Pluto=?kg

Step 1

Consider the weight of the bag on Earth be *w _{e}*, the mass of the bag on Earth be

The weight of the bag on the Earth is,

Step 2

The mass of the bag on the Earth can be calculated as,

Step 3

Since, the mass of an object does not vary, the mass of the bag is same at all th...

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