Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 12:54pm.

Is the weight of a body the same thing as its mass? Discuss briefly. Is the weight of a body constant at all places on the earth? is the mass?

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**drwls**, Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 4:31pm
Same Mass, yes.

Weight, no.

The accleration of gravity (g) varies over the surface of the earth, by a few tenths of a percent.

Weight = M * g

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