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Fri July 06, 2012 By: Priyankar
 

whn rain hits the ground what becomes of its momentum.is it valid for apple

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Sat July 07, 2012
When rain hits grond, there is a high rate of change of its momentum from a finite quantity to zero.
This transfers a force to the ground. The resultant of this force can be seen sometimes on rocks or ground where small pits have been formed over a time due o rain
 
Since it is classical mechanics it is applied to all the bodies in its regime. Apple and rain drops both
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