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Problem: A 10-kg brick and a 1-kg book are dropped in a vacuum. The acceleration of the 10-kg brick is? A) the same as that of the 1-kg book. B) 5 times as much as for the 1-kg book. C) 10 times as much as for the 1-kg book. D) zero.

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When the 10-kg brick and 1-kg book are dropped in a vacuum, they experience acceleration due to gravity.

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A 10-kg brick and a 1-kg book are dropped in a vacuum. The acceleration of the 10-kg brick is? 

A) the same as that of the 1-kg book. 

B) 5 times as much as for the 1-kg book. 

C) 10 times as much as for the 1-kg book. 

D) zero.

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