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Because it takes more force to give a larger mass the same acceleration. So it all balances out ...

less force of gravity on a smaller mass, more force of gravity on a larger mass, always produces

the same acceleration.

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Q: Why doesn't a heavier rock fall faster when the force of gravity is twice as much on two kg object verse a one kg object?
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