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I believe the terminal velocity of any object is 0. However, just before that, I think it is 10 m/second squared
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isnt the terminal velocity of gravity 220mph?
Objects falling through the atmosphere have a terminal velocity determined by their weight and aerodynamic qualities. When the weight of the object and the aerodynamic drag balance out, the object is at its terminal velocity.
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