What is the acceleration of free fall?


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


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

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