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## Homework Statement

- An object is in freefall on Earth. Which of the following statements is true?

- A) The object is gaining an equal amount of momentum for each second it is in free fall.

- B) The object is gaining an equal amount of momentum for each meter it falls.

- C) The object is gaining an equal amount of kinetic energy for each meter it falls.

- D) The object is gaining an equal amount of kinetic energy for each second it falls.

- E) The object is gaining an equal amount of speed for each meter it falls.

- A) The object is gaining an equal amount of momentum for each second it is in free fall.

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

The answers say that the right answer is C. While I understand that there is a constant acceleration of gravity "g," I understand that for each second, there will be an increase in velocity of 9.8. This makes C incorrect, as they say for each meter, and not for a second that the object falls.

Could anyone please explain why each particular answer is wrong, and why C is right?

Thanks!