Free Fall - approximately constant-and is the same value regardless of the mass of the object This is why we can use our equations for constant

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Free Fall In general, the acceleration of an object in the earth's gravitational field is not constant. If the object is far away, it will experience a weaker gravitational force than if it is close by. Near the surface of the earth, however, the acceleration due to gravity is
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Unformatted text preview: approximately constant--and is the same value regardless of the mass of the object. This is why we can use our equations for constant acceleration to describe objects in free fall near the earth's surface....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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