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When a brick is taken from the earth's surface to the moon, its mass


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When a brick is taken from the earth's surface to the moon, its mass

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A) Remains constant

B) Becomes zero

C) Reduces

D) increases

Explanation:

The mass of an object is constant. Weight is measured as a product of mass and acceleration due to gravity which differs on the moon. In other words, while the weight of the object changes as gravity changes, the mass of an object stays the same.

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  • The mass of an object is constant. Weight is measured as a product of mass and acceleration due to gravity which differs on the moon. In other words, while the weight of the object changes as gravity changes, the mass of an object stays the same.

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  • Iyanuoluwa Ajibola

    This is due to acceleration due to gravity of free objects.
    On earth the gravity is greater while moon there is no gravity.

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  • This is because the mass of an object is constant,it is the weight that varies when taken to space

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