about how much does 10 kilograms of anything weight at the earth's surface?

a. 10 N

b. 10 pounds

c. 100 N

d. none of these

I think the anwer is d

about how much does 10 kilograms of anything weight at the earth's surface?

a. 10 N

b. 10 pounds

c. 100 N

d. none of these

I think the anwer is d

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Olney, MD

Weight = mg

Where weight is in Newtons (N), m is the mass in kilograms = 10 kg, and g is the acceleration due to gravity = 9.8 meters/sec^{2}

W = (10 kg)(9.8 m/sec/sec) = 98 N

Which is "about" 100 N. Since the problem asks "about how much", the answer is c.

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