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Question

State three differences between mass and weight.

Solution

Mass

It is the quantity of mattercontained in a body.
Its S.J. unit is kilogram (kg)
It is constant for a body and it does not change by changing the place of the body.
It is measured by a beam balance.

Weight

It is the force with which the earth attracts the body.
Its S.I. unit is newton (N) and other unit is kilogram-force (kgf) where 1 kgf= 1ON(nearly).
It is not constant for a body, but it changes from place to place.
It is measured by a spring balance.

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Solution State Three Differences Between Mass and Weight. Concept: Differences Between Mass and Weight.
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