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Problem: A skydiver feels "weightless" during free fall because A) there is no normal force acting on the skydiver during the free fall. B) there is no gravitational force acting on the skydiver during free fall. C) there is no net force acting on the skydiver during free fall. D) the gravitational force acting on the skydiver is canceled by air resistance.

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A skydiver feels "weightless" during free fall because

A) there is no normal force acting on the skydiver during the free fall.

B) there is no gravitational force acting on the skydiver during free fall.

C) there is no net force acting on the skydiver during free fall.

D) the gravitational force acting on the skydiver is canceled by air resistance.

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