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{{quotation|'''KEY FORCE CONCEPT (GRAVITY)''': For an object of mass <math>m</math> close to the surface of the earth, gravity acts in a downward direction (toward the center of the earth) and has magnitude <math>mg</math>, ''regardless'' of the presence or absence of other forces and ''regardles'' of the object's motion, velocity, or acceleration.}}
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{{quotation|'''KEY FORCE CONCEPT (GRAVITY)''': For an object of mass <math>m</math> close to the surface of the earth, gravity acts in a downward direction (toward the center of the earth) and has magnitude <math>mg</math>, ''regardless'' of the presence or absence of other forces and ''regardless'' of the object's motion, velocity, or acceleration.}}

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KEY FORCE CONCEPT (GRAVITY): For an object of mass m close to the surface of the earth, gravity acts in a downward direction (toward the center of the earth) and has magnitude mg, regardless of the presence or absence of other forces and regardless of the object's motion, velocity, or acceleration.