The potential energy of a freely falling object decreases progressively. Does this violate the law of conservation of energy? Why?

Asked by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago |  224

##### Solution :-

No, the method doesn't violate the law of conservation of energy. This is because once the body falls from a height, then its mechanical energy changes into kinetic energy increasingly. A decrease within the mechanical energy is capable a rise in the kinetic energy of the body. Throughout the method, total energy of the body remains conserved. Therefore, the law of conservation of energy isn't desecrated.

Answered by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago

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