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On Earth, falling objects accelerate downward at 9.8 meters per second squared. But on another planet, the gravitational acceleration might be quite different. On the Moon, for example, a ball will accelerate at about 1.6 meters per second squared. How would your roller coaster work on the Moon? You can use the Gravity slider to find out. How much faster is the final speed of the car if you double the gravitational acceleration? Be specific and provide data in a table format to support your answer.

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