Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
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Chapter 8 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 141: 4


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Recall, $F_{g} = mg$ and $F=ma$. Solving for acceleration, we obtain: $$a = \frac{F}{m} = \frac{mg}{m} =g$$ Thus, all objects fall with constant acceleration, g, regardless of their mass.
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