College Physics (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Problems: 5

Answer

$weight = 780~N$

Work Step by Step

We can convert 175 lb. to units of kg. $(175~lb.)\times \frac{1~kg}{2.2~pounds} = 79.55~kg$ We can find the weight of the astronaut in newtons: $weight = mg$ $weight = (79.55~kg)(9.80~m/s^2)$ $weight = 780~N$
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