Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 3 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 14

Answer

Galileo discovered that the steeper the incline, the greater the ball's acceleration. When the plane is vertical, the acceleration is the same as if the object were falling freely.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 45-46.
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