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 2 years ago
If my weight is \(50\) kilograms, does that mean that my mass is \(5\) kilograms?
 2 years ago
If my weight is \(50\) kilograms, does that mean that my mass is \(5\) kilograms?

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ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\mathsf{W = mg}\]So, \(\mathsf{50 = 5 \times 10 }\)

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have normally seen in questions that they assume a person's mass to be \(60\) kg. So would their weight be \(600\) kg? Impossibru!

.Sam.
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You should say weight is 50 newtons, and it also depends on the gravity, whether you're on earth or mars etc.

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm assuming it to be on Earth.

.Sam.
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1weight is in newtons, they should've written it 600 N, not 600 kg, lol

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So my weight is \(50 ~ \rm kg ~ ms^{2}\), correct?

.Sam.
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah if that's your weight..

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Approximately, yeah.

rutvi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when 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!!

.Sam.
 2 years ago
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.

rutvi
 2 years ago
Best 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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