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In vacuum (no air) they both fall the same rate. In air, the golf ball falls faster because air resistance slows down the very light ping pong ball

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In general, a Golf ball falls faster than a ping pong ball due to its greater mass and thus higher inertia. This means that gravity has a stronger effect on the golf ball, causing it to accelerate more quickly towards the ground compared to the ping pong ball.

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Tennis ball, its heavier.

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Will a golf ball or a ping pong ball go the farthest?

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