Distinguishing Between Inertia and Mass


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Which best describes inertia?

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1. Which of the following statements is true?

2. Which best describes weight?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to determine the difference between two important principles: inertia and mass. You will be quizzed over terms, such as the law of inertia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Differences between inertia and mass
  • Properties of inertia
  • The law of inertia
  • Who are responsible for identifying inertia and mass

Skills Practiced

Use this interactive worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as inertia and mass
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mass and law of inertia
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about inertia in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about inertia and mass, review the corresponding lesson Distinguishing Between Inertia and Mass. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Ways mass and inertia differ
  • Descriptions of weight
  • Properties of mass
  • Person responsible for refining inertia into a scientific law
  • Characteristics of the law of inertia