When a body falls freely towards the earth, then its total energy
$(a)$. increases
$(b)$. decreases
$(c)$. remains constant
$(d)$. first increases and then decreases

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 9

According to the law of conservation of energy, energy neither can be created nor can be destroyed. It remains constant, and only gets converted from one form to another form.

So, option $(c)$ is correct.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:28:52