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**1. Homework Statement**

A person whose mass is 150lb weighs 144.4 lbf. Determine a) the local acceleration of gravity, in ft/s

^{2}, and b) the persons mass, in lb and weight, in lbf, if g = 32.174 ft/s

^{2}

**2. Homework Equations**

F=ma

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

A) Using F=ma I got

144.4 lbf = (150lb)a

a = 0.963 ft/s

^{2}

My answer seems kinda low. Am I missing something?

b) F=ma

mass = 150lb

F = (150lb)(32.174 ft/sec

^{2})

F = weight = 4826 lbf

I also feel like I'm missing something here as well, especially as it asks for the mass, which is already given. Am I misreading the question or something?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks