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Homework Help: Newton's Laws

  1. Dec 29, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A 13.25 kg box rest on a table. What is the weight of the box?

    2. Relevant equations

    I know this is really easy, but how would I do this?

    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 29, 2009 #2
    Weight is a force (F). Do you have a formula to determine force with m (mass) in it? 2nd law... What is the a (acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the earth)? This has been measured and should be firmly in your head. You got m, you got a, find F.
     
  4. Dec 29, 2009 #3
    thanks
     
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