M,W,G Formula

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Description and Examples of Mass, Weight and Gravity formula

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Formula relating Mass, Weight and Gravity Weight = mass x gravitational strength W = m x g
What is weight measured in? Newtons
What is mass measured in? kg
letter 'g' represents strength of gravity What is gravities value on the earth moon Earth = 10 N/kg Moon = 1.6 N/kg
What is the weight in N of a 5 kg mass on a) moon b) earth a) W = 5 x 1.6 = 8N b) W = 5 x 10 = 50N
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