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A bomb travelling in a parabolic path under gravity, explodes in mid air. The centre of mass of fragments will move

a)

Vertically upwards and then downwards

b)

Vertically downwards

c)

In an irregular path

d)

In the parabolic path as the unexploded bomb would have travelled


Question ID - 53919 | Toppr Answer

A bomb travelling in a parabolic path under gravity, explodes in mid air. The centre of mass of fragments will move

a)

Vertically upwards and then downwards

b)

Vertically downwards

c)

In an irregular path

d)

In the parabolic path as the unexploded bomb would have travelled

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

As there is no net external force, hence motion of centre of mass of fragments should have been as before.



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