Explain how weight is affected on other planets and why

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Weight is a measure of gravitational force. What this means is that your weight depends on how hard you and a planet are pulling toward each other. If a planet has stronger gravity, it pulls you toward it harder; therefore, you would weigh more. If a different planet pulled weakly,...

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Weight is a measure of gravitational force. What this means is that your weight depends on how hard you and a planet are pulling toward each other. If a planet has stronger gravity, it pulls you toward it harder; therefore, you would weigh more. If a different planet pulled weakly, you wouldn't weigh much at all. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation states that gravity depends on the mass of the objects involved and the distance between them. Mass is a direct proportion. As mass increases, so does gravity. Distance is an inverse proportion. As the distance between any two objects increases, the gravitational attraction between them decreases. This is why we can't feel the sun's much larger gravity. It's way more massive than Earth, so it has a lot more gravity than Earth; however, it is roughly 92,000,000 miles away, and we are right next to Earth. We feel Earth's gravity.

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