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Problem: Which has greater monetary value, a Newton of gold won on Earth or a Newton of gold won on the Moon?a. The value is the same, regardless.b. The Newton of gold on the Earth.c. The Newton of gold on the Moon.

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Weight:

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The value of gold is based on mass rather than the weight.

Problem Details

Which has greater monetary value, a Newton of gold won on Earth or a Newton of gold won on the Moon?

a. The value is the same, regardless.

b. The Newton of gold on the Earth.

c. The Newton of gold on the Moon.