A stationary body of mass 3 kg explodes into three equal pieces. Two of the pieces fly off at right angles to each other. One with a velocity of 2 m/s and the other with a velocity of 3 m/s.If the explosion takes place in s, the average force acting on the third piece in newtons is |
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A stationary body of mass 3 kg explodes into three equal pieces. Two of the pieces fly off at right angles to each other. One with a velocity of 2 m/s and the other with a velocity of 3 m/s.If the explosion takes place in s, the average force acting on the third piece in newtons is |
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Since the body explodes into three equal parts, therefore Let the velocity of the third part be According to the principle of conservation of linear momentum, Momentum of system before explosion=Momentum of system after explosion Or Or or ) m/s Average force acting on the third particle is |

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