# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

EXAM STUDY TIME, freefall
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Physics
07/24/2009

## Additional Physics Flashcards

Term
 How did Galileo develope the concept of acceleration?
Definition
 The use of inclined planes.
Term
 Do all objects fall at the same rate of acceleration?
Definition
 Yes.
Term
 What is gravity?
Definition
 The force of attraction between objects.
Term
 What is Freefall?
Definition
 When an object falls with only the force of gravity acting on it.
Term
 During freefall,what happens to velocity after each second?
Definition
 It changes.
Term
 What is the value of gravity?
Definition
 -9.8m/s^2
Term
 What happens to acceleration during freefall?
Definition
 It remains constant.
Term
 Explain the changes of velocity as you throw an object upward.
Definition
 As the object goes up, velocity decreases, at it's highest point velocity is 0, and as the object falls velocity increases.
Term
 When you catch an object at the same distance you threw it at what is the velocity?
Definition
 The same as when you threw it.
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