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# Describe the relationship between mass and weight?

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Describe the relationship between mass and weight.

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The relationship is: weight = mass x gravity If the mass is specified in kilograms and the gravity in meters/second2, the force will be in newton.

The relationship between mass and weight is that mass is constant in any environment, whereas weight changes from planet to planet because the gravitational pull is different, from which the weight depends on.

Weight = mass x gravityWeight = mass x gravityWeight = mass x gravityWeight = mass x gravity

An object's weight is its mass multiplied by its acceleration due to gravity. by ajinath

Mass has to do with the objects relationship to the gravitational field that causes it to have weight. Weight is the vertical force exerted by a mass due to gravity.

Mass is the amount of matter in an object; weight is the gravitational force exerted on an object.

Weight changes based on were you are while mass doesn't. For example, if you are on the moon your weight is much less but your mass is the same.

weight = gravity times massand weight = density times volume

Mass is the amount of matter in an object, while weight is the gravitational force applied to an object. Mass is a function of weight since weight it determined by the amount of force placed on an object of a certain mass.

They are quite different things. The relationship between the two is: weight = mass x gravity.For more information about the difference between the two, check the Wikipedia article on "Mass versus weight".

Relative densities (specific gravity) density of sample = mass / volume

Weight is not involved in density.Density is defined as (mass of a sample or object) divided by (volume of the same sample).

There is a mathematical relationship between gravity and weight not mass. Mass is some thing that you always have, it doesn't change. But weight is determined by the size of the planet that they are on, bigger planets like Saturn and Jupiter get more gravity therefore making a person's weight differ

well the relationship between mass and force is..........*relationship... Force=mass x acceleration

The relationship between them is as follows. mass = volume x density weight = mass x gravity That means that, other things being equal, mass is proportional to volume. On the other hand, weight is also proportional to mass.

The SI unit for mass is kilogram or kg while for weight is Newton or N. Weight is actually equivalent to mass in kg times with gravity in meter per second squared,

Yes. The relationship is: weight = mass x gravity Near Earth's surface, the value for gravity is approximately 9.8 newton/kilogram.

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