Math and Arithmetic
What is meant by the acceleration of a body?
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What is meant by acceleration due to gravity?
Earth being a massive body attracts every other massive body. This force of attraction is named as weight of the body. But force is equated to the expression m*a Here m is the mass of the body and a is the acceleration. So the general a is to be replaced by g a symbol meant for the acceleration due to gravity. Its average value is 9.8 m/s2