College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 1 - Problems - Page 23: 87



Work Step by Step

The weight is prorportional to the mass and inversely proportional to the square of the radius, so W is proportional to $\frac{m}{r^{2}}$ Forming a proportion, we have $\frac{Wj}{We}=\frac{mj}{me}\times (\frac{re}{rj})^{2}=320\times\frac{1}{11^{2}}=\frac{320}{121}$ On Jupiter, the apple would weigh = $\frac{320}{121}\times1N=2.6N$
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