Question 6

The gravitational force on a probe, called Curiosity, on the surface of Mars is 3 338 N.
The radius of Mars is 3 390 km and the mass of the planet is 6,39 x 1023 kg.

6.1 State Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation in words. (2)

6.2 Calculate the mass of the probe. (4)

6.3 Calculate the weight of the probe on Earth. (2)


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