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Problem: Why are objects that fall near Earth’s surface rarely in free fall?a. Gravity does not act on objects near the Earth’s surface.b. Air exerts forces on falling objects near Earth’s surface.c. The objects do not reach terminal velocity.d. The objects can be pushed upward by gravity.

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Why are objects that fall near Earth’s surface rarely in free fall?

a. Gravity does not act on objects near the Earth’s surface.

b. Air exerts forces on falling objects near Earth’s surface.

c. The objects do not reach terminal velocity.

d. The objects can be pushed upward by gravity.

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