A bag of sugar weighs 2.50 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth?  N Repeat for Mars, where g is 0.385 times that on Earth.  N Find the mass of the bag of sugar in kilograms at each of the three locations.Earth     kgMoon     kgMars     kg

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Asked Nov 1, 2019

A bag of sugar weighs 2.50 lb on Earth. What would it weigh in newtons on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is one-sixth that on Earth? 
 N 

Repeat for Mars, where g is 0.385 times that on Earth. 
 N 

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

Earth      kg
Moon      kg
Mars      kg
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Step 1

Given,

m 2.50 lb
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ి
6
కి=0.385g
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m 2.50 lb ి ి 6 కి=0.385g ||

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Step 2

A given mass is in Pound (lb) we can convert it into Kg,

1 lb 0.453 kg
m 2.5 lb 1.13 kg
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1 lb 0.453 kg m 2.5 lb 1.13 kg

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Step 3

Part (a):

Weight of bag...

mg
и — т
9.80
(L.13)
6
= 1.85 N
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mg и — т 9.80 (L.13) 6 = 1.85 N

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