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# What is difference between mass and weight? What is difference between speed and velocity?

Question #126044. Asked by hithesh111. (May 26 12 11:53 PM)

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Mass is a measurement of the amount of matter something contains, while Weight is the measurement of the pull of gravity on an object.

http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/textbook/weightvmass.html

Speed is defined as how fast an object is moving while velocity is the rate at which an object changes its position (i.e. including direction AND speed).

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/1dkin/u1l1d.cfm

 May 27 12, 1:24 AM

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