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# Problem: An astronaut's weight on earth is 800 N. What is his weight on mars, where g=3.76 m/s2?

###### FREE Expert Solution

Weight is given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{W}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{g}}}$, where m is the mass of the object and g is the acceleration due to gravity.

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An astronaut's weight on earth is 800 N. What is his weight on mars, where g=3.76 m/s2?