Answer the following questions:
A man with a wristwatch on his hand falls from the top of a tower. Does the watch give correct time during the free fall?
The time shown by the wristwatch of a man falling from the top of a tower is not affected by the fall. Since a wristwatch does not work on the principle of a simple pendulum, it is not affected by the acceleration due to gravity during free fall. Its working depends on spring action.
The wrist watch uses an electronic system or spring system to give the time, which does not change with acceleration due to gravity. Therefore, watch gives the correct time.
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