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Homework Help: Satellite Motion

  1. Mar 1, 2006 #1
    a What is the weight of a 1.0 kg mass on the surface
    of the Earth where the gravitational field strength is
    10 N kg–1?

    how do i work out this question?
    thank you
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  3. Mar 1, 2006 #2


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    What is weight?
  4. Mar 1, 2006 #3
    yup, keep in mind that weight and mass are two different things.
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