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

Which has greater value, a newton of gold on Earth or a newton of gold on the Moon? (a) The newton of gold on the Earth. (b) The newton of gold on the Moon. (c) The value is the same, regardless.

To determine

Whether 1 N weight more in earth or moon.

Explanation

Given info: Weight of gold on earth and moon is 1N.

The formula to calculate the mass of gold on the earth is,

mgearth=Wgearth

Here,

W is the weight

gearth is the acceleration due to gravity on earth

The formula to calculate the mass of gold on the moon is,

mgmoon=Wgmoon

Here,

W is the weight

g

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