W mgg_{c}(185 lbm) 32.17ftsec^{2}32.17ftlbmlbf sec^{2}185 lbfW mgg_{c}(185 lbm) 5.36ftsec^{2}32.17ftlbmlbf sec^{2}28.19 lbfApplication of Newton's LawsFORCE AND WEIGHTRev. 0Page 3CP-04The mass of a body is the same wherever the body is, whether on the moon or on the earth. Theweight of a body, however, depends upon the local acceleration of gravity. Thus, the weight of anobject is less on the moon than on the earth because the local acceleration of gravity is less on themoon than on the earth.Example:Calculate the weight of a person with a mass of 185 lbm.Example:Calculate the weight of a person with a mass of 185 lbm on the moon. Gravity onthe moon is 5.36 ft/sec .^{2}

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