A particle of mass moving with velocity strikes a simple pendulum of mass and strikes to it. The maximum height attained by the pendulum will be |
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A particle of mass moving with velocity strikes a simple pendulum of mass and strikes to it. The maximum height attained by the pendulum will be |
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1 Answer

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**(a)**

Initial momentum of particle

Final momentum of system (particle + pendulum)

By the law of conservation of momentum

Initial velocity of system

Initial K.E. of the system

If the system rises up to height then P.E

By the law of conservation of energy

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