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1 Mass vs Weight Whats the Difference?

2 Mass Mass is a measure of how much matter is in an object. Do you remember what matter is? Stuff

3 Mass Your mass is the same wherever you are, here on Earth, on the moon, or in space! Your mass never changes, thats because the amount of stuff you are made of doesnt change. CHANGE

4 Mass Mass is measured using a balance. Mass is measured in milligrams, grams and kilograms most commonly

5 Weight Weight is a measure of the force of gravity acting upon an object

6 Weight Weight can change, unlike mass. Weight depends on how much gravity is acting upon an object at its location. Lets look at Mr. Crudale and how his weight can change, depending on his location.

7 Weight Weight is measured using a scale Weight is measure in Newtons Why do you think the unit for weight is newtons?

8 Lets Review Mass Always stays the same Measured with a balance Measured in kilograms Can never be zero Weight Changes with gravity Measured with a scale Measured in newtons Can be zero

9 Mass vs Weight Now You Know The Difference !!!!!


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