What is the acceleration of free fall?

Answer

When a body or object falls towards earth due to gravitational force of earth and without any other force acting on it. It is called free

fall.

The acceleration produced during free fall due to earth’s gravitational force is the acceleration of free fall.

This acceleration is acceleration due to gravity (denoted by g).

Value of Acceleration due to gravity = g = 9.8 m/s 2

  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 10 Class 9 - Gravitation

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