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Weight Units – Unit is the Newton (N)

When you weigh yourself on bathroom scales, you are not in fact measuring your weight, but your mass.

To keep this in mind, just remember the following mnemonic:

The newt weighed a ton (weight is in Newtons).

The newt weighed a ton (weight in Newton).

Weight - Units are Newtons

Weight is a force, and measured by the pull of gravity on an object. It is measured in Newtons.


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