Sat May 31, 2008 By:

Why do we take the value of 'G' in negative when solving a numericle

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Tue June 03, 2008

'G' , the gravitational constant is always positive

I think you are talking about 'g' , i.e gravity.

So while solving the numerical ,if the body moves upwards,'g' is taken -ve

and when it falls in downward direction 'g' is taken +ve.


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