Q. 243.8( 5 Votes )

How does the force of attraction between the two bodies depend upon their masses and distance between them? A student thought that two bricks tied together would fall faster than a single one under the action of gravity. Do you agree with his hypothesis or not? Comment.

Answer :

No, because due to gravity is independent of mass of the falling object. It depends on mass of the planet and distance between centers of planet and object.

However, force of attraction between two object of mass m1 and m2, separated by a distance R is



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