Lesson: The Relationship between Mass and Weight High School PhysicsPhysics
In this lesson, we will learn how to apply Newton's second law of motion to define gravitational field strength as the force acting on an object per kilogram of its mass.
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Worksheet: 10 Questions • 5 Videos
What is the gravitational field strength on a planet where an object with a mass of 25 kg has a weight of 300 N?
A man standing on the ground applies a force of 735 N to the ground beneath him due to his weight. What is the mass of the man?
A chair has a mass of 50 kg. What force does the chair’s weight apply to the ground below it?