The Acceleration of Gravity: Definition & Formula


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The acceleration due to gravity is represented by

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1. The correct magnitude, vector, and units of g is

2. To correctly solve free fall problems, you need to

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Even though gravity is a pretty straightforward concept, there's a lot of science that goes into the acceleration of an object in free fall. Topics that are tested in these assets include the definition of gravity, free fall, and how to solve for them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be assessed on:

  • What represents gravity in an equation
  • Magnitude and vector
  • Free fall problems
  • Definition of gravity
  • Effects of air resistance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on acceleration of gravity
  • Information recall - access your prior knowledge of gravity
  • Interpreting information- make sure you can read info regarding what the symbol for the acceleration of gravity is and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you're interested in getting more details about this aspect of gravity, read over the lesson titled The Acceleration of Gravity: Definition & Formula. Additional topics covered by the lesson are:

  • Kinematics
  • Gravity and free-fall
  • Acceleration due to gravity
  • Gravity vector