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 7/2/2014 | L from Jacksonville, NC | 1 Answer | 0 Votes Mark favorite Subscribe Comment
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. 7/2/2014 | Philip P. Comment