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Two bodies of masses 2kg and 8kg are separated by a distance of 9 m. the point where the resultant gravitational field intensity is zero is at a distance of

a)

4.5 m from each mass

b)

6 m from 2 kg

c)

6 m from 8 kg

d)

2.5 m from 2 kg


Question ID - 54262 | Toppr Answer

Two bodies of masses 2kg and 8kg are separated by a distance of 9 m. the point where the resultant gravitational field intensity is zero is at a distance of

a)

4.5 m from each mass

b)

6 m from 2 kg

c)

6 m from 8 kg

d)

2.5 m from 2 kg

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

If  is the distance of point on the line joining the two masses from mass  where gravitational field intensity is zero, then

  or 

or  

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