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5) a freely falling rock has a weight of 9.8N. The earth's mass is 6×10²⁴kg.5a) the mass of the apple is 1kg (T, F)5b) the force exterted by the earth on the rock is 9.8N (T, F)5c) the force exerted by the rock on the earth is 9.8N (T, F)5d) the acceleration of the earth is of order of 10^-23 m/s² (T, F)

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5) a freely falling rock has a weight of 9.8N. The earth's mass is 6×10²⁴kg.

5a) the mass of the apple is 1kg (T, F)

5b) the force exterted by the earth on the rock is 9.8N (T, F)

5c) the force exerted by the rock on the earth is 9.8N (T, F)

5d) the acceleration of the earth is of order of 10^-23 m/s² (T, F)

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5a)

The given statement is true.

The mass of the object is,

W mg
9.8 N
9.8 m/s
1kg
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W mg 9.8 N 9.8 m/s 1kg

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5b)

The given statement is true.

For a free falling object, only gravitational force is act...

mg
= W
9.8 N
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mg = W 9.8 N

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