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The escape velocity from earth is 11.2 km/s. If a body is to be projected in a direction making an angle 45° to the vertical; then the escape velocity is (a) 11.2 × 2 km/s (b) 11.2 km/s (c) 11.2/√2 km/s (d) 11.2√2 km/s

The escape velocity from earth is 11.2 km/s. If a body is to be projected in a direction making an angle 45° to the vertical; then the escape velocity is    
    (a)    11.2 × 2 km/s
    (b)    11.2 km/s
    (c)    11.2/√2 km/s
    (d)    11.2√2 km/s

Grade:11

1 Answers

Aditi Chauhan
askIITians Faculty 396 Points
9 years ago

(b)

Escape velocity does not depend on the angle of projection.

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