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Problem: An object at rest near the surface of a distant planet starts to fall freely. If the acceleration there is twice that of the Earth, its speed one second later would be A) 10 m/s. B) 20 m/s. C) 30m/s. D) 40m/s.

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Using the kinematic equation:

vf=v0+at

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An object at rest near the surface of a distant planet starts to fall freely. If the acceleration there is twice that of the Earth, its speed one second later would be 

A) 10 m/s.

 B) 20 m/s. 

C) 30m/s. 

D) 40m/s.

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