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Acceleration due to gravity

  1. Sep 14, 2005 #1
    if you drop on object, it will accelerate downward at a rate of g=9.8m/s^2
    if you throw it downward instead, it's accerleration (absence of air resistance) will be :confused:

    a) greater than 9.8 m/s^2
    b) unable to determine
    c) 9.8 m/s^2
    d) less than 9.8 m/s^2
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 14, 2005 #2
    Acceleration due to gravity will always be the same, whether thrown or dropped.
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