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You find your mass to be 42 kg on a weighing machine. Is your mass more or less than 42 kg? 

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When you weigh your body, an upward force acts on it. This upward force is the buoyant force. As a result, the body gets pushed slightly upwards, causing the weighing machine to show a reading less than the actual value. 

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