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# If you accidentally drop a 50p coin (0.01kg) from the top of the shard (308m). How fast will it be travelling when it hits the ground?

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Answered Nov 18Physics

Ciara Daniels3+ years teaching Maths

The mass of the body has no relevance in free fall. Anything falling to Earth accelerates at the same rate (in a vacuum) Using the formula v^2 = u^2 + 2as, the answer is 77.7metres per second