A block of mass is pushed towards a movable wedge of mass and height with a velocity . All surfaces are smooth. Choose the correct statement from the following

a) |
Block will reach the top of the wedge if |

b) |
Block will reach the top of the wedge if |

c) |
If the block overshoots , the angle of projectile is |

d) |
If the block overshoots , the angle of projectile is less than |

A block of mass is pushed towards a movable wedge of mass and height with a velocity . All surfaces are smooth. Choose the correct statement from the following

a) |
Block will reach the top of the wedge if |

b) |
Block will reach the top of the wedge if |

c) |
If the block overshoots , the angle of projectile is |

d) |
If the block overshoots , the angle of projectile is less than |

1 Answer

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When the particle just reaches the top of the wedge (i) Apply conservation of energy Solve to get Angle of projection w.r.t. wedge. But angle of projection as observed by the ground will be less than because horizontal component velocity will be more in this case |

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