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2.2 Distinguishing Mass, Weight, and Volume

 

 

SUMMARY

Three very fundamental physical quantities are discussed: mass, weight, and volume. Mass and weight are not the same thing: while mass is the amount of matter, weight is a gravitational force. Volume is the region of space that an object may occupy. Duration: 10:17.

 

VIDEO CHECK QUESTIONS

2.2a On planet Earth, which weighs more: a pound of gold or a kilogram of gold?
2.2b Why is the concept of weight more complicated than is the concept of mass.
2.2c What is volume?

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