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The weight of a person or object is _______ at the poles than at the equator. A. slightly less B. the same C. slightly greater D. much less
C. slightly greater. [ First, gravitational pull is stronger the closer you are to the center of the gravitational object and the earth is slightly flattened with the poles closer to the center, so the weight will be greater at the poles. Second, because of centrifugal force due to the spinning of the earth of its axis, objects at the equator tend to be pulled up away from the earth, and
would therefore exert less force on a balance or scale. That doesn't happen at the poles, so the apparent weight at the equator would again be less than at the poles. ]
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User: The weight of a person or object is _______ at the poles than at the equator. A. slightly less B. the same C. slightly greater D. much less

Weegy: C. slightly greater. [ First, gravitational pull is stronger the closer you are to the center of the gravitational object and the earth is slightly flattened with the poles closer to the center, so the weight will be greater at the poles. Second, because of centrifugal force due to the spinning of the earth of its axis, objects at the equator tend to be pulled up away from the earth, and would therefore exert less force on a balance or scale. That doesn't happen at the poles, so the apparent weight at the equator would again be less than at the poles. ]



User: Mohs' scale helps scientists to identify the _______ of a mineral. A. crystal shape B. hardness C. color D. cleavage

Weegy: B. hardness.
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Which one of the following statements represents a qualitative observation? A. The distance between two lines of latitude is approximately 112 kilometers. B. The circumference of Earth is 40,074 kilometers. C. The stratosphere begins 40 kilometers above the surface of Earth. D. The sun is larger than Earth. ........................D. The sun is larger than Earth.
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