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SAT® Subject Test in Physics

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Diver

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A diver stands atop a platform that is 15 meters high.

After diving, she challenges herself from a cliff that is 30 meters high.

Since she is twice as far from the surface of the earth when she is on the cliff as compared with the diving board, how does her weight on the cliff compare with her weight on the diving board?

A

Her weight on the cliff is half as much.

B

Her weight on the cliff is one-fourth as much.

C

Her weight on the cliff is about the same.

D

Her weight on the cliff is twice as much.

E

Her weight on the cliff is four times as much.