The earth attracts a body of mass 1kg with a force of 10N. The mass of a boy is 50 kg. His weight Wii be

Asked by girijabokil | 10th Aug, 2019, 12:54: PM

Expert Answer:

F = 10 N 
m = 1 kg 
 Thus, 
 
F = m x g 
10 = 1 x g 
Thus, 
acceleration due to gravity at that point is, g =  10 m/s2 
 
W = m x g 
Mass of boy, m' = 50 kg 
Thus, 
W = m' x g 
W= 50 x 10 = 500 N 
Thus, weight of the boy at that point is 500 N. 

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 10th Aug, 2019, 07:32: PM