Calculating Acceleration Due to Gravity: Formula & Concept

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What is the formula for acceleration due to gravity?

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1. Newtons' Second Law of Motion says what?

2. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation is F = G(m1m2/d^2). In this formula what do m1 and m2 represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to use Newton's Second Law of Motion and Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation in this quiz and worksheet combo. Practice problems assess your knowledge of the related physics formulas as well as your understanding of the terms acceleration, gravitational force, weight and mass.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will check students' comprehension of:

  • Practice problems using the acceleration due to gravity formula
  • Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
  • Newton's Second Law of Motion

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet tools allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related acceleration and gravitational force lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve acceleration due to gravity practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Newton's laws

Additional Learning

To discover more acceleration, gravitational force and the laws associated with them, check out the lesson entitled Calculating Acceleration Due to Gravity: Formula & Concept. It will help you:

  • Distinguish between Newton's Second Law of Motion and Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
  • Apply the necessary formulas to come up with the acceleration due to gravity of an object
  • Recognize the difference between mass and weight
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