Q. 354.5( 4 Votes )

What is Galileo's

Answer :

The distance travelled by a freely falling body in equal intervals of time, stand to one another in the same ratio as odd numbers.

We consider a freely falling body and consider time intervals of 1 s each.


u = 0; a = g = 10 ms–2


For 1st second




For 2nd second




For 3rd second




And so on


We see that:


And also


So, it is 1, 3, 5…


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