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How Much is the Weight of an Object on the Moon as Compared to Its Weight on the Earth ? Give Reason for Your Answer - Science

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How much is the weight of an object on the moon as compared to its weight on the earth ? Give reason for your answer.

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Solution

The weight of an object on the moon is 1/6th of that on earth because the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6th of that on earth. Therefore, weight of an object decreases on the moon.

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 3 Gravitation
Short Answers | Q 49 | Page 102
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