# RE: (TFT) Re: TFT Digest V3 #355 Force of a Newton.

```Hi Mark,
You are right of course.

OOOPS!

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: tft-owner@brainiac.com [mailto:tft-owner@brainiac.com]On Behalf Of
Mark Tapley
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 7:03 AM
To: tft@brainiac.com
Subject: (TFT) Re: TFT Digest V3 #355

(/Nitpick mode on)

>	A Figment will vanish if it is shoved
>with 1 Newton of force. (1 kg in a 10 m/s/s
>gravity field exerts 1 Newton of force on
>your hand when you pick it up.)

I'm pretty sure it would exert 10 N on your hand.
1 N = 1 kg-m/s/s.
Put another way, something that weighs 1 lb. also "weighs" about 4.5 N.
On Earth, (~10 m/s/s), 1 kg weighs 2.2 lbs.

You may want to make Figments stand up to anything less than 10 N.

(/Nitpick off)
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