An interaction between bodies due to their mass. Weight is the force of gravity acting on an object.
Derive formula from free fall thought experiment.
W = m g
Things that weigh a newton. One newton is about halfway between one-fifth and one-fourth of a pound or the weight of one hundred grams.
|metric system||english system|
|101.972 gf||or||0.101972 kgf||0.224809 lb||or||3.59694 oz|
The "acceleration due to gravity" is also equal to the "gravitational field". Equivalence of inertial and gravitational mass.
Weight is the effect on objects of the acceleration of a reference frame?