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G-force is an attractive force caused by the acceleration due to gravity on one object by another object. Positive g-force increases the apparent weight of a body while negative g-force decreases the apparent weight of a... More »

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The equation for measuring apparent weight is F = mg ma. F represents apparent weight in newtons, m is the mass of the object, g is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8 meters per second squared on Earth's surface) and... More »

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G-force refers to the force of gravity, equal to a value of 1 for a body at rest at sea level, but which can be increased significantly through vertical or horizontal acceleration. An example of g-force increasing throug... More »

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The value 9.8 m/s^2 is the average acceleration of a falling object due to the force of gravity on Earth. The letter g represents this value the formula v=gt. With this constant and formula, the speed of an object is cal... More »

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Gravitational potential energy depends on the mass of the object, acceleration because of gravity and the height of the object from a zero position, which is typically the ground or surface where the object is resting. T... More »

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