12th November 2019

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# What is the formula for acceleration due to gravity?

These two laws lead to the most useful form of the formula for calculating acceleration due to gravity: g = G*M/R^2, where g is the acceleration due to gravity, G is the universal gravitational constant, M is mass, and R is distance.

Likewise, what is the acceleration of gravity in feet per second squared?

An acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity, 980.665 centimeter-second-squared, approximately 32.2 feet per second per second at sea level; used as a unit of stress measurement for bodies undergoing acceleration.

What is the acceleration of gravity?

It was learned in the previous part of this lesson that a free-falling object is an object that is falling under the sole influence of gravity. A free-falling object has an acceleration of 9.8 m/s/s, downward (on Earth).

What is the speed of gravity in feet per second?

32 feet per second per second
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## What is acceleration due to gravity constant include units?

At the surface of the earth this force is a constant per unit mass, and this constant is called the gravitational acceleration, or g, and is approximately 9.8 m/s2. This constant is defined by the mass and dimensions of the earth and the universal Gravitational Constant.
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9.8 m/s/s
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## How do you find the gravitational acceleration of a pendulum?

Calculate the time of one oscillation or the period (T) by dividing the total time by the number of oscillations you counted. Use your calculated (T) along with the exact length of the pendulum (L) in the above formula to find "g." This is your measured value for "g." Repeat the above procedure for 3 more cases.
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## How does mass affect acceleration due to gravity?

Mass does not affect the acceleration due to gravity in any measurable way. The two quantities are independent of one another. Light objects accelerate more slowly than heavy objects only when forces other than gravity are also at work. When this happens, an object may be falling, but it is not in free fall.
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## What is the value of G?

In the first equation above, g is referred to as the acceleration of gravity. Its value is 9.8 m/s2 on Earth. That is to say, the acceleration of gravity on the surface of the earth at sea level is 9.8 m/s2. When discussing the acceleration of gravity, it was mentioned that the value of g is dependent upon location.
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## How big is the moon in comparison to the earth?

The diameter of the Moon is 3,474 km. Now, let's compare this to the Earth. The diameter of the Earth is 12,742 km. This means that the Moon is approximately 27% the size of the Earth.
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## What is the acceleration due to gravity G on the surface of the moon?

The mass of the moon is 7.35 x 1022 kg. Find the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the moon. The acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the moon is 1.620 m/s2. 2) The radius of the Earth is 6.38 x 106 m.
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## What is the speed of gravity in feet per second?

32 feet per second per second
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## What is the dimension of acceleration due to gravity?

It is also known as standard acceleration, standard gravity, acceleration due to gravity. G (gravitational Acceleration) (g) has a dimension of LT-2 where L is length, and T is time. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit m/s2 by multiplying its value by a factor of 9.80665.
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## What is acceleration due to gravity constant?

The acceleration which is gained by an object because of the gravitational force is called its acceleration due to gravity. Its SI unit is m/s2 . Acceleration due to gravity is a vector, which means it has both a magnitude and a direction. The acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Earth is represented as g.