OpenStudy (aacollins223):

What is the magnitude of the force of gravity acting on a box that has a mass of 100 kilograms and is at sea level? A. 10.20 newtons B.98 newtons C. 1,020 newtons D. 980 newtons

11 months ago
OpenStudy (harman.singh):

Here is a useful formula: \[W=mg\] - W is the magnitude of the weight force (unknown) - m is the mass (100 kg) - g is the constant acceleration due to gravity on Earth's surface (9.8 m/s/s)

11 months ago
OpenStudy (shivanand_chikkalli):

D

11 months ago
OpenStudy (raffle_snaffle):

W = weight of some object, usually measured in lb or N. The 'm' means mass and g is the gravity. So if we are solving for the weight of an object we calculate by using W = m*g You have all the variables so you can solve for W.

11 months ago
OpenStudy (raffle_snaffle):

m = 100 kg and g = 9.81 m/s^2

11 months ago
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