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Does a speed of falling object depend on its mass? Does the speed of satellite in orbit depend on its mass? Defend your answer.

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No. If the air resistance is negligible, the speed of a falling object and the speed of a satellite in the orbit do not depend on the mass. According to Newton's Second Law of motion, the acceleration of an object is the ratio of the force on the object and the mass of the object. Expression used for Newton's Second Law of motion. Fis the force on the object • m is the mass of the object

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