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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

An object with a mass of 1 kg weighs approximately 2 lb. Use this information to estimate the mass of the following objects: (a) a baseball, (b) your physics textbook, (c) a pickup truck.

(a)

To determine

The mass of a baseball.

Explanation

Given Info: The mass of an object is in pound, 2lb which is approximately equal to 1kg.

Pound and kilogram are the units used to measure the mass.

From an unit transformation,

1lb=0.5 kg

The mass of the baseball is,

0

(b)

To determine

The mass of a physics book.

(c)

To determine

The mass of a pickup truck.

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