Sarthaks Test
0 votes
in Physics by (8.6k points)

Shown are several curves (Fig. 8.2). Explain with reason, which ones amongst them can be possible trajectories traced by a projectile (neglect air friction).

1 Answer

0 votes
by (13.6k points)
selected by
Best answer

The trajectory of a particle under gravitational force of the earth will be a conic section (for motion outside the earth) with the centre of the earth as a focus. Only (c) meets this requirement.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.