Gravity?

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    If you drop a man's wristwatch and a piece of bubblegum from the top of the Empire State Building at exactly the same time, which one hits the ground first?
     
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    This thread is sexist ....reported ! Why cant it be a womans watch ?

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    Depends on if the man is still wearing the wristwatch.
     
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    They SHOULD hit the ground at the same time.
     
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    Doesn't anyone know?
     
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    Since the Empire State Building is on the Earth, then the answer would be ...

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    If you would supply m, g, d, A, and C I'll be happy to let you know the answer to your question.
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    Only in a vacuum...
     
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    Only if the fall occurred in a vacuum.

    Other wise you have to account for drag which changes the objects velocity meaning they hit the ground at different times.
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