Question:
By how many newtons does the weight of a {eq}rm 100-kg {/eq} person change when he goes from sea level to an altitude of {eq}rm 5000 m {/eq}? (The mean radius of the Earth is {eq}rm 6.38 times 10^6 m {/eq}.)
a. {eq}rm 3.6 N {/eq}.
b. {eq}rm 5.2 N {/eq}.
c. {eq}rm 1.6 N {/eq}.
d. {eq}rm 0.6 N {/eq}.
e. {eq}rm 2.6 N {/eq}.
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