# Mass and Weight ```Symbols
Words
Units
Units in Words
m
______________
kg or g
___________ or ____________
__
acceleration
m/s2
__________ per second squared
g
acceleration due to __________
____
metres _________________
___
Force
N
______________
w
_______________
____
Newton
Mass is the a________ of s__________
Weight is the f________ pulling it towards _________
Unit =
Unit =
Using a spring balance record the mass and weight of something on your table:
Mass = _________kg
Weight = ____________N
On the moon we would have the same
_________ but different ____________.
In deep space we would be w________less.
In everyday use, we say we weight 40 / 50 / 60 kg but this is not scientific terms. Because mass is
measured in ___. Weight is a force and is measured in __________.
Draw an arrow of suitable size to show that
(Balance the the downward force).
the plane is not accelerating up or down.
Is the plane accelerating? Yes or No _________ How can you tell?
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