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As the Altitude of a Body Increases, Do the Weight and Mass Both Vary ? - Science

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As the altitude of a body increases, do the weight and mass both vary ?

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As the altitude increases, the mass (m) of the body remains constant but the weight (W = mg) of the body, because of decreasing acceleration due to gravity (g), decreases with an increase in altitude.

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 3 Gravitation
Very Short Answers | Q 18 | Page 100
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