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If my weight is \(50\) kilograms, does that mean that my mass is \(5\) kilograms?
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If my weight is \(50\) kilograms, does that mean that my mass is \(5\) kilograms?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\mathsf{W = mg}\]So, \(\mathsf{50 = 5 \times 10 }\)
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have normally seen in questions that they assume a person's mass to be \(60\) kg. So would their weight be \(600\) kg? Impossibru!
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.Sam.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You should say weight is 50 newtons, and it also depends on the gravity, whether you're on earth or mars etc.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm assuming it to be on Earth.
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.Sam.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
weight is in newtons, they should've written it 600 N, not 600 kg, lol
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So my weight is \(50 ~ \rm kg ~ ms^{2}\), correct?
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.Sam.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah if that's your weight..
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Approximately, yeah.
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rutviBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
when u say ur weight is 50kgm/s u mean to say that ur mass is 5 kgs....nd i don think u mean u to say that when u stand on a weighing machine the scale show 5 kg!!
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.Sam.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@rutvi There's a misconception on the word "weight" used in our daily lives and "weight" in physics. In physics weight is in newtons and in normal situation we use weight as in kilograms, rather than saying mass.
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rutviBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@sam i very well know the difference between weight nd mass in physics nd day to day life also...thats y i m telling that 50kgm/s is a very absurd weight of a grown person
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