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If a book falls off a bookshelf

What is its acceleration?

How fast will it have fallen after 1 second?

I wonder if someone could tell me how to work this out.

Does it depend on the size of the book, and do I need any other information.

This is all the problem says.

Many thanks

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: What is the acceleration of a book on a bookshelf

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