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1. The mass of the Moon is about 1/81 that of the Earth. If you were on the Moon you would weigh 1/6 of your Earth weight. Why do you weigh more than 1/81 of your Earth-weight?

Huh? What? I thought it was asking why you'd weigh 1/6 of your Earth weight. But it turned around to say 1/81 of your Earth weight...?? Am I reading this right or can someone explain to me what it's actually asking?
2. (Original post by Airess3)
The mass of the Moon is about 1/81 that of the Earth. If you were on the Moon you would weigh 1/6 of your Earth weight. Why do you weigh more than 1/81 of your Earth-weight?

Huh? What? I thought it was asking why you'd weigh 1/6 of your Earth weight. But it turned around to say 1/81 of your Earth weight...?? Am I reading this right or can someone explain to me what it's actually asking?
Don't think too hard, it's asking you why your weight doesn't follow the ratio between the masses.

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