Explain why some of the leaves may get detached from a tree if we vigorously shake its branch.

 

Answer

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When the branch of a  tree is shaken vigorously, it comes in motion. But the fruits and leaves remain at rest due to inertia. Thus, they fall off due to the force of gravity

  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 9 Class 9 - Force and Laws Of Motion

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