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A body of mass  while falling vertically downwards under gravity breaks into two parts; a body  of mass  and a body C of mass  . The centre of mass of bodies and  taken together shifts compared to that of body  towards 

a)

Depends on height of breaking

b)

Does not shift

c)

Body

d)

Body


Question ID - 52620 | Toppr Answer

A body of mass  while falling vertically downwards under gravity breaks into two parts; a body  of mass  and a body C of mass  . The centre of mass of bodies and  taken together shifts compared to that of body  towards 

a)

Depends on height of breaking

b)

Does not shift

c)

Body

d)

Body

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

Since, the acceleration of centre of mass in both the cases is same equal to g. So, the centre of mass of the bodies  and  taken together does not shift compared to that of body .



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