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Wed September 07, 2011 By:

Why is that,a leaf from the branch of the tree,falls if we shake it hard?

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Thu September 08, 2011
When we shake the tree hard, the branches of the tree moves but in accordance with Newton's 1st law of motion, the leaves remain in the state of rest and does not move. Thus the leaves detach from the branches and fall off.
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