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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

a)

b)

c)

d)



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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

a)

b)

c)

d)

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Answer Key / Explanation : (a) -

(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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