Why do people weigh less on the moon?

Answer

We weigh less on the moon because it is much smaller than the earth. Consequently, the force of gravity on the moon is only approximately one sixth as powerful as gravity on earth. Gravity is what keeps us on the earth's or moon's surface.
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Less gravitational pull on the moon than on Earth.
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The reason that you would weigh less on the moon is that the moon's gravitational
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Do we, though? I may be excited about fewer things (new clothes don't really thrill me any more) but.some things still make me so excited that I can't contain myself. I've been through
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A little quick math. You're about 60 times as far from the center of the moon as the center of the earth. And the moon is about 1/80th of the mass of the earth. That comes to 1/60th
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