Question
Tue September 17, 2013 By: Ambikesh Singh
 

why doesnt a heavy object fall with greater than light object of same size

Expert Reply
Romal Bhansali
Wed September 18, 2013
The objects on earth are attracted by the force of gravity.
This produces an acceleration on the body which is the acceleration due to gravity.
The acceleration due to gravity is given as
 
Thus, g is independent of the mass of the object that is falling.
Thus, the acceleration of all the bodies on earth is same and all bodies fall with the same acceleration.
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