What is the difference between Weight and Mass?

Asked by  | 11th Jul, 2008, 08:48: PM

Expert Answer:

Mass is the quantity of matter contained in an object and it is measured in Kg whereas weight is the force which an object exerts downwards due to gravitational attraction . It is measured in newton . Weight depends on mass and the strength of gravitational field ; W = mg

Answered by  | 13th Jul, 2008, 01:24: PM

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