Physics Review Question

Unit: Mechanics Year: 1990 Question#: 9
Question: Which graph best represents the motion of a freely falling body near the Earth's surface?

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Explanation by: John L

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Answer 1
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Makes no account for accelartion.

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Answer 2

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Is a falling object slowing down? return to top

Answer 3

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Object gains speed exponentially as it falls. return to top

Answer 4

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As an object falls it gains speed at a constant rate.
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Can you relate a graph to real life? return to top

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