Problem: a) In the definition of weight, W = mg, the mass m refers to a gravitational mass. True or Falseb) For a cart moving along a track with the x-axis parallel to the track, all forces acting on the cart must be along the x-direction. True or False

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In the definition of Weight, W = mg

m is the mass of the object and g is the gravitational acceleration. 

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a) In the definition of weight, W = mg, the mass m refers to a gravitational mass. True or False

b) For a cart moving along a track with the x-axis parallel to the track, all forces acting on the cart must be along the x-direction. True or False

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