Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 4 - Plug and Chug: 38

Answer

25 N. 5.5 pounds.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 61-62. Part a: $$Weight = (2.5 kg)(10 N/kg) = 25 N$$ Part b: On page 62, we learn that one kilogram weighs 2.2 pounds. $$\frac{1 kg}{2.2 pound} = \frac{2.5 kg}{x}$$ $$x = 5.5 pounds$$
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