Why does an object always fall downwards and not upwards?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM
This happens because the earth pulls all objects towards itself due to the attractive force called the force of gravity.
Answered by | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM
- define gravitational force
- what is non contact force
- How can we say that force is an interaction between 2 objects if non contact force is also there?
- What do we call such forces that do not require any physical contact with the object on which they act? Give two examples of such forces.
- What is gravitational force? Give two examples from your daily life.
- What happens when two magnets are brought near each other?
- Name the forces acting on a plastic bucket containing water held above ground level in your hand. Discuss why the forces acting on the bucket do not bring a change in its state of motion.
- A rocket has been fired upwards to launch a satellite in its orbit. Name the non contact force acting downwards on the rocket immediately after leaving the launching pad.
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