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# Understanding mass (grams and kilograms)

Sal talks about what mass means. He also examines the masses of real objects in grams and kilograms.

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• how much does a grown elephant weigh in kilo's
• African elephants are the largest of all land animals, adult males weighing between 1,800 and 6,300 kg (2 and 7 tons/ 4,000 and 14,000 lb.). Females are smaller, weighing between 2,700 and 3,600 kg (3 and 4 tons/ 6,000 and 8,000 lb.).
• hello, anybody,what are we talking about?
• We are Understanding mass in grams and kilograms
• How are measurements to measure mass different than those to measure weight? How do you even measure mass? *please provide measurements of mass and weight. Sorry if I’m asking for too much. Thanks! 🙏
• Hi, I was wondering If you could talk a little slower. I'm not saying you talk really fast, I was just wondering if you say things a little slower
• so kilo stands for thousand.
• yes, kilometers is 1,000 meters, kilograms is 1,000 grams
• A human is in kilograms aren't we pounds not kilograms?? 🤔
• we are in kilograms because you can see you are kilogram in scales
• Can a rabbit weigh gram or kilogram?
• oh yes kilograms
• How many grams in a kilogram 👨🏻‍💻