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Matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
Measures mass
balance
Mass is often measured in
kilograms
How much space a sample of matter takes up is
Volume
Volume
are often measured in milliliters
Graduated cylinder, a beaker, or a measuring cup
often is used to measure the volume of a liquid
We find the volume of a regular shaped solid by
multiplying its height times its length times its width.
We measure the volume of an different shaped solid by
seeing how much water it displaces.
Matter is defined using the properties of
mass and volume.
Weight is actually the
force of gravity between the Earth and that object.
An object's mass is
a measure of the amount of matter in the object compared with known masses.
An object's weight depends on its
location in the universe.
Density of an object
tells us how massive something is for its size.
Density compares an
object's mass with its volume.
The density of a substance does not change as long as
conditions such as temperature do not change.