A mass is moving with a constant velocity along a line parallel to the -axis, away from the origin. Its angular momentum with respect to the origin |
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a) |
Is zero |
b) |
Remains constant |
c) |
Goes on increasing |
d) |
Goes on decreasing |

A mass is moving with a constant velocity along a line parallel to the -axis, away from the origin. Its angular momentum with respect to the origin |
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a) |
Is zero |
b) |
Remains constant |
c) |
Goes on increasing |
d) |
Goes on decreasing |

1 Answer

127 votes

**(b)**

Angular momentum of mass moving with a constant velocity about origin is

momentum perpendicular distance of line of action of momentum from origin,

In the given condition, is a constant. Therefore, angular momentum is constant

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