How does matter relate to mass?

1 Answer
Jul 22, 2018

Mass is the amount of matter in a substance, including you.


Atoms are the basic building blocks of matter. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space (has volume) because atoms have mass and take up space. There are 118 different kinds of atoms (elements) that are known. The atoms of elements, together with the molecules and compounds they form, make up all matter.