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9th of September 2015
Physics
Q:

Hi,

what are the differences between weight and mass???

Mehul Mutha - CBSE - Class IX

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 22:13:PM

A:

Hi Mehul,

The main differences are:

Mass

Weight

1) It is the amount of matter in a body.

1) It is the force exerted by Earth on the body.

2) It remains constant throughout the universe.

2) It changes from place to place depending on the acceleration due to gravity.

3) Its unit is kilogram

3) Its unit is newton



Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 18:09:PM