distinguish between mass and weight.can we relate weight with newton's law?how?
Asked by | 31st Jul, 2008, 08:26: PM
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Mass is the amount a matter contained in a body , it's a constant quantity. Its SI unit is kg.Can be measured using beam balance.
weight depends on the value of acceleration due to gravity at a place. Mathematically ,
weight = mass x acceleration due to gravity
It can vary from place to place. it's SI unit is newton. Can be measured using spring balance.
Answered by | 31st Jul, 2008, 09:38: PM
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