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What distinguishes mass from weight? A. Mass is a measure of the amount of matter in an object, while weight is a measure of the force of gravity on the object. B. Weight is a measure of the amount of matter in an object, while mass is a measure of the force of gravity on the object. C. Mass is a measure of an object's inertial force, and weight is the force exerted by that object on other objects. D. Mass and weight are synonyms and ultimately describe the same principle.

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marquizthomas17

The correct answer to this question is A. Mass is a measure of the amount of matter in an object, while weight is a measure of the force of gravity on the object. Whilst the two are proportional values, they are completely different things.

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