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Thu February 02, 2012 By: Arokiya Renit

What is the difference between mass and weight.

Expert Reply
Thu February 02, 2012
mass is a measurement of how much matter is in an object; weight is a measurement of how hard gravity is pulling on that object. Your mass is the same wherever you are--on Earth, on the moon, floating in space--because the amount of stuff you're made of doesn't change. But your weight depends on how much gravity is acting on you at the moment;
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