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Which of the following confirms that gravitational mass and inertial mass are equivalent?
A. Freefall acceleration is the same throughout the universe.
B. Freefall acceleration is the same at all points where the gravitational field strength is the same.
C. Newton’s second law is valid throughout the universe.
D. An object’s weight can change with location, but the object’s mass remains constant.
 one year ago
Which of the following confirms that gravitational mass and inertial mass are equivalent? A. Freefall acceleration is the same throughout the universe. B. Freefall acceleration is the same at all points where the gravitational field strength is the same. C. Newton’s second law is valid throughout the universe. D. An object’s weight can change with location, but the object’s mass remains constant.

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JocelynC
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1C. We can use F = ma to show that F, due to force of gravity, really is mass time the acceleration due to gravity, and we can use the same equation in other situations as well, as in perform experiments to prove F =ma is valid.
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