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What is the Work Done on the Earth by the Gravitational Force of the Sun During Its Motion Around the Sun? - Physics

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What is the work done on the earth by the gravitational force of the sun during its motion around the sun?
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Solution

The work done by the gravitational force of the sun on earth during its motion around the sun is zero because at every point, the displacement of earth is perpendicular to the gravitational force of sun i.e.,
 W = Fd cos 900 = 0

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Frank ICSE Class 10 Physics Part 2
Chapter 1 Force, Work, Energy and Power
Exercise 1.4 | Q 17 | Page 38
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