College Physics (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Problems: 4

Answer

4.4 pounds

Work Step by Step

We can find the mass of the sack in kg: $mg = weight$ $m = \frac{weight}{g}$ $m = \frac{19.8~N}{9.8~m/s^2}$ $m = 2.0~kg$ We can convert the mass to units of pounds. $(2.0~kg)\times \frac{2.2~pounds}{1~kg} = 4.4~pounds$
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