The centre of mass of a two particle system lies on the line joining the two particles, being closer to the heavier particle

Statement 2:

This is because product of mass of one particle and its distance from centre of mass in numerically equal to product of mass of other particle and its distance from centre of mass

a)

Statement 1 is True, Statement 2 is True; Statement 2 is correct explanation for Statement 1

b)

Statement 1 is True, Statement 2 is True; Statement 2 is not correct explanation for Statement 1

The centre of mass of a two particle system lies on the line joining the two particles, being closer to the heavier particle

Statement 2:

This is because product of mass of one particle and its distance from centre of mass in numerically equal to product of mass of other particle and its distance from centre of mass

a)

Statement 1 is True, Statement 2 is True; Statement 2 is correct explanation for Statement 1

b)

Statement 1 is True, Statement 2 is True; Statement 2 is not correct explanation for Statement 1

c)

Statement 1 is True, Statement 2 is False

d)

Statement 1 is False, Statement 2 is True

1 Answer

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Answer Key / Explanation : (a) -

(a)

The assertion is true and reason is correct explanation of the assertion.