A particle of mass 4 is projected from the ground at some angle with horizontal. Its horizontal range is At the highest point of its path it breaks into two pieces of masses and 3 respectively, such that the smaller mass comes to rest. The larger mass finally falls at a distance from the point of projection, where is equal to |
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None of these |

A particle of mass 4 is projected from the ground at some angle with horizontal. Its horizontal range is At the highest point of its path it breaks into two pieces of masses and 3 respectively, such that the smaller mass comes to rest. The larger mass finally falls at a distance from the point of projection, where is equal to |
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a) |
b) |
c) |
d) |
None of these |

1 Answer

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**(b)**

Apply conservation of momentum at highest point:

(i)

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