A body is acted upon by a force towards a point. The magnitude of the force is inversely proportional to the square of the distance. The path of body will be |
|||||||

a) |
Ellipse |
b) |
Hyperbola |
c) |
Circle |
d) |
Parabola |

A body is acted upon by a force towards a point. The magnitude of the force is inversely proportional to the square of the distance. The path of body will be |
|||||||

a) |
Ellipse |
b) |
Hyperbola |
c) |
Circle |
d) |
Parabola |

1 Answer

127 votes

When a body is acted on by the force towards a point and the magnitude of force is inversely proportional to the square of distance. It means it obeys inverse square law and represents ellipse, for example path of the planet around the sun and the force acts between sun and planet proportional to |

127 votes

127