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anonymous
 one year ago
Why do all objects drop at the same rate when in a vacuumed space?
anonymous
 one year ago
Why do all objects drop at the same rate when in a vacuumed space?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because the rate of fall is not constrained by the mass or weight of the object

IrishBoy123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for proof in an "almost vaccuum", ie the moon, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C5_dOEyAfk

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, as you may know from experience, the heavier an object is, the harder it is to move. this is called the 'inertia' of the object. so the force of gravity is constant, pretend the object is being pulled with a constant force which does not change, if the object is heavier, then it will be harder for the force to pull it to the ground, as the object gets heavier, gravity can't pull it as much and this increase ininertia causes a decrease in the falling rate (acceleration) and makes heavy objects fall at the same time as light ones.
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