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I forgot to add this question into my other Physical Science Posts..sorry

What is the difference between mass and weight?
Mass is what an object contains inside. Weight is a measure of how strongly gravity pulls on that matter.
[I got this from the internet but still need to know if it's correct because some sites aren't accurate] Thanks!
-MC

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    yes, matter only has weight if gravity is pulling on it.

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    Ok got it...thanks (:
    -MC

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    vuvy

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