Physics (10th Edition)

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118486897
ISBN 13: 978-1-11848-689-4

Chapter 4 - Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion - Focus On Concepts - Page 112: 11


(a) is the correct answer.

Work Step by Step

The object weighs $784N$ on earth, so its mass is $$m=\frac{784}{9.8}=80kg$$ Mass is inherent to the object and is the same in all places. Therefore, the object's mass on Mercury is still $80kg$.
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