5 differences between mass and weight of a body

Unfortunately mass and weight are consider two same quantities but in reality they are two different quantities in physics.Mass is the quantity of matter possessed by a body,while weight is the force of gravity by which earth attracts it.

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We learn the differences between these two quantities in tabular form.

  Mass weight
It refers to matter. It is a force.
It is base quantity.It is derived quantity.
It is a scalar quantity.It is a vector quantity.
It can never be zero.It can be zero.
It is constant everywhere. It is different everywhere.
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