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Simple enough. Weight is the force created between two objects that have mass. In Earth's gravity at sea level, 1 kilogram of mass equals about 2.2 pounds of weight. On other planets, this would differ. On the Moon, there is about 1 sixth of Earth's gravity. Therefore, an object with 1 kilogram of mass would weigh about 0.367 pounds.
Isn't weight measured in Newtons?Force (weight) is approximately 9.8 times the mass in kilograms.
Imperial never really got the mass weight thing sorted.Pounds weight and pounds force and poundals, ergs dynes Owch.SI makes it simple. You must NEVER have a weight of 1.5kg except when you go shopping for potatoes. I was once asked to leave when I asked for 20Newtons of apples.Weight is a force and is measured in Newtons always (except in a shop).Mass is force/acceleration and is measured in kg.Funny thing. 1kg weighs 10N when you are 141kg weighs 9.8N when you are 17and 1kg weighs 9.81N when you grow upNow that's standardisation?And PI = 22/7, I'm told