when a ball is dropped from a high height on a sand bed it creates a deeper depression as compared to the ball dropped from short height.why?

Asked by Navpankaj Jain | 1st Dec, 2013, 08:04: PM

Expert Answer:

When a ball is at a certain height, it possesses a certain amount of potential energy. This energy is converted to kinetic energy when the ball is dropped.
Hence, if a ball is dropped from higher level, it gains more kinetic energy and it can penetrate more into the sand.

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 1st Dec, 2013, 11:31: PM

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