Weight, Mass and Gravity

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  • Created by: Rosalind
  • Created on: 03-04-14 17:05

Gravitational Force

The force of attraction between all masses

On the surface of a planet, it makes all things accelerate towards the ground

It gives everything a weight

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Weight and Mass

Mass - amount of stuff in an object. It will have the same volume anywhere in the universe

Weight - Caused by the pull of the gravitational force

An object will have the same mass anywhere in the universe. But not the same weight

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