Asked Jan 9, 2019

Given "A large boulder is ejected vertically upward from a volcano with an initial speed of 40.1 m/s . Air resistance may be ignored." I'm asked "What is the magnitude of acceleration while the boulder is moving?"


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Explanation:-Since, acceleration due to gravity near the surface of the earth and upto some height (within few kilometers) are constant. its value is g = 9.8 m/s^2 in downward direction. Although the value of accleration due to gravity decreases as the height of object increases, but this change in acceleration is very very small upto some kilomet...


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