Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 1 - Questions and Problems: 1.21

Answer

Mass is the amount of matter present in a substance. It is constant. Weight is the force exerted by gravity on a substance, and it may vary. Weight on the moon = 27.7 lb.

Work Step by Step

Weight on the moon = Weight on the earth $\times$ Gravity of the moon relative to the earth = $168 lb\times 0.165$ = 27.7 lb
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