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(In the US, just to clarify)So, from a physics perspective weight and mass are different, but when people are talking about weight in everyday(non-physics) situations ("how much do you weigh" etc.), are they actually talking about mass and it's just common to refer to it as 'weight'?
Expanding on that, when you step on a scale, i've read it displays your mass(after conversion from weight as it's displaying the "results"). Seeing as pounds is a measurement of weight, why will it use pounds as a unit of mass?
Maybe i'm getting things completely confused, any help is appreciated.