If in problem 21, the speed of the stone is increased beyond the maximum permissible value, and the string breaks suddenly, which of the following correctly describes the trajectory of the stone after the string breaks:

(a) the stone moves radially outwards,

(b) the stone flies off tangentially from the instant the string breaks,

(c) the stoneflies off at an angle with the tangent whose magnitude depends on the speed of the particle?

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  76

1 Answer

Solution :-

Right answer is  (b) the stone flies off tangentially from the instant the string breaks

At each point of the circular motion, the velocity will be tangential. If the string breaks suddenly the stone moves in the tangential direction according to Newton’s first law of motion.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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