9.8 m/s^2

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9dot8 m/s^2 g_"(Earth)" = 9.8 m"/"s^2
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Constant
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Sciences->Physics->General
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vCalc.9dot8 m/s^2
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9.8 m/s2 is a common approximation of the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the Earth.   It is often used in classroom settings and other forums where precision is unnecessary.

A more precise value is 9.80665 m/s2.

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