SOLUTION: Hi, Mine is a word problem. The force of gravity on Jupiter is about 2 1/2 times that of Earth. How much would a 140 lb object weigh on Jupiter? I thought the equation would

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 529112: Hi, Mine is a word problem. The force of gravity on Jupiter is about 2 1/2 times that of Earth. How much would a 140 lb object weigh on Jupiter? I thought the equation would look like this: 5/2x=140 But I dont remember what to do afterAnswer by stanbon(57219)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The force of gravity on Jupiter is about 2 1/2 times that of Earth. How much would a 140 lb object weigh on Jupiter? I thought the equation would look like this: (5/2)x=140 ----- Jupiter weight = (2 1/2)*140 = (5/2)*140 = 350 lbs. ======================= Cheers, Stan H. ==============