CBSE
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Class 10
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A body A of mass M while falling vertically downwards under gravity breaks into two parts; a body B of mass 1/3 M and a body C of mass 2/3 M. The centre of mass of bodies B and C taken together shifts compared to that of body A towards
depends on height of breaking
does not shift
body C
body B
B.
does not shift
No horizontal external force is acting
âˆ´ = a_{cm} =0
since v_{cm}= 0
âˆ´âˆ†x_{cm} = 0
No horizontal external force is acting
âˆ´ = a_{cm} =0
since v_{cm}= 0
âˆ´âˆ†x_{cm} = 0