College Physics (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Problems - Page 67: 55


(a) 392 N (b) 88 pounds

Work Step by Step

(a) We can find the girl's weight in Newtons: $weight = (40.0~kg)(9.80~m/s^2) = 392~N$ (b) We can convert from kilograms to pounds: $40.0~kg \times \frac{2.2~lb}{1~kg} = 88~lb$
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