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    Just wondering if you were on a planet with 1/10th of the gravity of earth would you float away?
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    No - you'd just weigh 10x less - so you could jump 10x higher.
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    Thanks but wouldn't you break your legs when coming back down again or would the gravity be little enough for you to float down safely
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    Thanks but wouldn't you break your legs when coming back down again or would the gravity be little enough for you to float down safely
    No. Neglecting air resistance, you would land at the same speed you took off (jumped) in both cases.
    You would jump higher but fall more slowly.
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    Thanks
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    No you wouldnt break your legs because the force of gravity is ten times less, so acceleration due to gravity would also be ten time less.
    Also because your weight is ten times less, the forces acting on your bones and joint would be less meaning landing from a jump wouldnt hurt so much
 
 
 

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