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# What does a bathroom scale measure?

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weight

It measures the magnitude of the gravitational force that attracts you toward the center of the Earth.

It's not necessary to measure the magnitude of the force that attracts the Earth
toward the center of you. Not only don't you care about that one, but we know
that it's exactly the same as the first one.
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# Are bathroom scales really accurate about a person s weight and if not then what can you use to measure your progress?

  Bathroom scales are very accurate. The same scale will show the correct reading day after day, no matter what. There is no better way to measure progress than using a ba

# Is it true that bathroom scale measures mass not weight?

half half really...

# If you weigh yourself on a bathroom scale at home would the same scale give the measurement if you weighed yourself on a different planet?

  Only if the gravity of the other planet was exactly the same as Earth's

Kilograms.

# Do bathroom scales measure mass or force?

A bathroom scale measures the force of the mutual gravitational attraction between you and the earth.

# If you weigh 60 on new measurement bathroom scales what is that in stones and pounds?

all I can tell you is that there are 14 pounds in a "stone" (so multiply the number of pounds by 14) there are also 2.2 pounds in every kilogram........so if you want to conve

# What do bathroom scales measure?

Bathroom scales measure your weight. Or really you should say it measures your mass. Hard to tell really! So anyways thanks for seeing my answer! xoxo Secret

# How can you measure the weight of a single penny using a bathroom scale?

Get on the scale without the penny, take a measurement. Get on the scale with* the penny, take a second measurement. The difference is the weight of the penny. Note - it

# How do you check accuracy of bathroom scale?

There are many bathroom scales nowadays that are claiming to be accurate. Some of these bathroom scales have gone digital. One way to check that your bathroom scale is giving

# What quantity are you measuring when you use a bathroom scale?

If you live in the United States, probably pounds. If you live anywhere else, probably kilograms.

# What are bathroom scales measured in?

depends on where you get them (Canada, United States, Europe) they can be in kg, lbs, or stones

# What is the average scale of a bathroom?

The average size scale of a full bathroom is approximately 100 square feet. The average open floor space would be 45 square feet respectively for a full bathroom. The bathroom

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# Is there a spefitic name for bathroom scale?

The Bathroom Scale is a type of Weighing scale, meant to measure human weigh. There is no special name for it.
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# What does your bathroom scale measure?

density It registers the force it must exert to support you (this is equal to your scientific weight), then divides by the acceleration due to gravity (around 9.8 m/s2). Weig
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# What really bathroom scale measure mass or weight?

Weight. If you brought your scale to the moon and weighed yourself you would be a lot lighter on the moon than on earth. However you have the same mass in both places.
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# What is the highest weight limit that can be measured by a bathroom scale?

Most everyday bathroom scales have a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds. There are a few that exceed this amount, but this is the predominent limit.