Consider a body, shown in figure, consisting of two identical balls, each of mass connected by a light rigid rod. If an impulse is impared to the body at one of its ends, what would be its angular velocity?

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Consider a body, shown in figure, consisting of two identical balls, each of mass connected by a light rigid rod. If an impulse is impared to the body at one of its ends, what would be its angular velocity?

a) |
b) |
c) |
d) |

1 Answer

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**(a)**

Let be the angular velocity of the rod. Applying ,

Angular impulse = change in angular momentum about centre of mass of the system

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