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Old 01-29-2006, 08:41 AM
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A balance is something that measures weight/mass. Weight is the improper term for mass, which is the proper scientific term. Mass is always measured in gram (or kilograms, milligrams, you know what I mean.) Weight is measured in pounds, which is improper for the scientific community. Keep in grams.

A balance is something you measure the mass with. There are triple beam balances, quadruple beam balances, or electronic balances. Use any balance you want, but remember that the better your balance is, the more exact your experiment is.
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