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Problem: 1. The acceleration of an object is always parallel or anti-parallel to the velocity of the object. Is this statement true or false?a. Trueb. False2. When the distance between two point masses is doubled, the gravitational attraction between them changes by a factor of:a. ¼b. 2c. 4d. ½

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For a projectile motion and a circular motion, the acceleration is not parallel or anti-parallel to an object. 

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1. The acceleration of an object is always parallel or anti-parallel to the velocity of the object. Is this statement true or false?
a. True
b. False

2. When the distance between two point masses is doubled, the gravitational attraction between them changes by a factor of:
a. ¼
b. 2
c. 4
d. ½

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