In this paper, we establish growth rate of solutions near free boundaries in the identical zero obstacle problem for quasilinear elliptic equations. As a result, we obtain porosity of free boundaries, which is naturally an extension of the previous works by Karp et al. (J. Diff. Equ. 164 (2000) 110–117) for 𝑝-Laplacian equations, and by Zheng and Zhang (J. Shaanxi Normal Univ. 40(2) (2012) 11–13, 18) for 𝑝-Laplacian type equations.
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