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In a shotput event an athlete throws the shotput of mass 10 kg with an initial speed of 1m s–1 at 45° from a height 1.5 m above ground. Assuming air resistance to be negligible and acceleration due to gravity to be 10 m s–2 , the kinetic energy of the shotput when it just reaches the ground will be

(a) 2.5 J

(b) 5.0 J

(c) 52.5 J

(d) 155.0 J

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The kinetic energy of the shotput when it just reaches the ground will be, (d) 155.0 J

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