Chapter 9

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Class 9
Science
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10. Amit buys few grams of gold at the poles as per the instruction of one of his friends. He hands over the same when he meets his friend at the equator will the friend agree with the weight of gold bought ? If not, why ?

Question:

Amit buys few grams of gold at the poles as per the instruction of one of his friends. He hands over the same when he meets his friend at the equator will the friend agree with the weight of gold bought ? If not, why ? [Hint : The value of g is greater at the poles than at the equator]

Answer:

No, his friend will not agree with the weight of gold bought, Because the value of g at the pole is greater than the value of g at the equator. Therefore, the weight of the gold will be less at equator them at the pole.

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