- Books Name
- Science Made Easy Science Book
- Science Made Easy
- CBSE Class 9
Free fall of an object and acceleration (g)
→ When an object is thrown upward, it reaches certain height, then it starts falling down towar
earth. It is because the earth’s gravitational force exerts on it.
→ This fall under the influence of earth is called ‘free fall of an object’.
→ During this free fall direction do not change but velocity continuously changes which is calle
acceleration due to gravity. It is denoted by ‘g’.
→ Its unit is same as acceleration m/s .