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a stick of length L mass M initially upright on a frictionless floor, starts falling then 1)centre of mass will fall vertically down 2)centre of mass will follow a circular path 3)centre of mass will follow any curve path 4)all of these?

a stick of length L mass M initially upright on a frictionless floor, starts falling then 1)centre of mass will fall vertically down 2)centre of mass will follow a circular path 3)centre of mass will follow any curve path 4)all of these?
 

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Arun
25763 Points
3 years ago
Since there are no horizontal forces, the center of mass must fall straight down.
 
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