Originally Posted by hascet
weight is the force of gravity on something which is Fg=weight=9.8N(mass)...complicated i know I have a final on it next week
sorry but fg=6.67x10^-11(m1)(m2)/d^2
your thinking of Fnormal which is w=mg or fn=mg, so it would be kg(9.8N)=fn
but yeah just build something you don't need equations, i just ran some quick numbers and its saying that a 1.5 pound object (.7 kg) will lift off easily with not much force.