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A free-falling object is an object ...

Definition of Free Fall:
Free fall 
is the state of an object in which the only force acting upon it is the force of gravity.

Some students mistaken free fall with falling with a terminal velocity. But don't be fooled! A free falling object could never reach a terminal velocity. Terminal velocity is the falling condition in which air resistance balances the downward force of gravity. A free-falling object is an object upon which the only force is gravity. With no air resistance present, a free-falling object could never reach terminal velocity.


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