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# (a) Define mass of a body. What is the SI unit of mass?(b) Define weight of a body. What is the SI unit of weight?(c) What is the relation between mass and weight of a body?

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## (a) The mass of a body is the quantity of matter contained in it. The SI unit of mass is kilogram (kg).(b) The weight of a body is the force with which it is attracted towards the centre of the earth. The SI unit of weight is newton (N).(c) Weight, $$W = m \times g$$, i.e. the weight of a body is directly proportional to its mass.Physics

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