Please wait...
1800-212-7858 (Toll Free)
9:00am - 8:00pm IST all days


Thanks, You will receive a call shortly.
Customer Support

You are very important to us

For any content/service related issues please contact on this toll free number


Mon to Sat - 11 AM to 8 PM

CBSE - IX - Physics - Gravitation

why doesnt a heavy object fall with greater than light object of same size

Asked by ambikesh singh 17th September 2013, 8:15 PM
Answered by Expert


The objects on earth are attracted by the force of gravity.
This produces an acceleration on the body which is the acceleration due to gravity.
The acceleration due to gravity is given as
Thus, g is independent of the mass of the object that is falling.
Thus, the acceleration of all the bodies on earth is same and all bodies fall with the same acceleration.
Answered by Expert 18th September 2013, 10:48 AM

Rate this answer

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

You have rated this answer /10

Report an issue
Your answer has been posted successfully!

Related Question

Answered by Expert
Answered by Expert
Answered by Expert
Answered by Expert
Answered by Expert