Measuring Mass & Weight With Newton's Laws

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Which of Newton's Laws of Motion is most useful in figuring out mass and weight?

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1. What is mass?

2. What is weight?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our quiz and worksheet contains a series of helpful questions on how to measure mass and weight with Newton's Laws that you can use to test your knowledge at any time. Here you'll be asked about what mass is and whether you would weigh more on Mount Everest or at the Dead Sea.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see how well you know:

  • Which one of Newton's Laws of Motion is most useful for calculating mass and weight
  • The definition of mass
  • How to describe weight
  • Whether you would weigh more at the Dead Sea or on Mount Everest
  • The mass of objects in space

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of weight
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on which one of Newton's Laws of Motion is most helpful for calculating weight and mass
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the mass of objects in space

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, check out our short lesson called Measuring Mass & Weight With Newton's Laws. Once you finish this lesson, you should be able to complete these objectives:

  • Identify Newton's First Law of Motion
  • Outline which of Newton's Laws states that force is equal to mass times acceleration
  • Detail whether you would weigh more on Earth or on the Moon
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