Asked Sep 12, 2019

A massive stone and a stone of one-half the mass are dropped from a tall building at exactly the same time. (Assume air resistance is negligible.) When both stones reach the ground, will the height dropped or will mass, such as heavier or light play a deciding factor?


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When two bodies of different mass are dropped from the same height, both reach the ground at the s...


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2h t g Hence from this equation, time taken to reach the ground is dependent on: "g" acceleration to gravity, and "h height from which the bodies are dropped But acceleration due to gravity is acceleration caused by earth force which is constant for any object irrespective of the mass of the body


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