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Gravitation force on the surface of the moon is only 1/6 as strong as gravitational force on the earth. What is the weight in Newtons of 10 kg object on the moon and on the earth?

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Mass of the object (m) = 10 kg

Acceleration due to gravity on earth = g 

acceleration due to gravity on moon = g

Now,

\(g_m=\frac{g_e}{6}=\frac{9.8}{6}=1.635m/sec^2\)

Weight of an object on earth We = mge = 10 × 9.8 = 98 Newton

Weight of an object on the moon

Wm = mgm = 10 × 1.635 = 16.35 Newton

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