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A body weighs 30 kg on the surface of the earth how much would it weigh on the surface of a planet whose mass is 1/9 the mass of earth and radius is half of that of earth?

Answer:

weighWeight on earth = 30 kg wt = 30 x g N

g on new planet, g’ = GM’/R’2=(4/9)g

Therefor weight on the new planet will be equal to 4/9 times its weight on earth

(Whereas the mass will be the same)

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