A child sits stationary at one end of a long trolley moving uniformly with a speed V on a smooth horizontal floor. If the child gets up and runs about on the trolley in any manner, what is the speed of the CM of the (trolley + child) system?

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  122

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Solution :-

The child and the trolley constitute a single system and the child moving inside the trolley is a purely internal motion. Since there is no external force on the system the velocity of the center of mass of the system will not change.

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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