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Acceleration Due to Gravity

Acceleration Due to Gravity

Author: Parmanand Jagnandan

In this packet we will look at acceleration due to gravity. We will define what the terms free fall and g mean. Finally we will apply gravity to the equations relating displacement, velocity, acceleration, and time.

In this packet I review why acceleration due to gravity is important to us and how to use it to help solve free fall problems.

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The student may wish to review Acceleration and Acceleration Part 2 before beginning this packet.

Acceleration Part 3

In this slide show I introduce the student to what acceleration due to gravity is and how we can use it to help us solve free fall problems.