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# Problem: A 10-kg brick and a 1-kg apple are dropped in a vacuum. The force of gravity on the brick is A) one-tenth as much as on the apple.B) 10 times more than the force on the apple.C) the same as the force on the apple.D) zero.

###### FREE Expert Solution

Weight:

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The force of gravity is the weight of an object.

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###### Problem Details

A 10-kg brick and a 1-kg apple are dropped in a vacuum. The force of gravity on the brick is

A) one-tenth as much as on the apple.
B) 10 times more than the force on the apple.
C) the same as the force on the apple.
D) zero.