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62. A regular polygon of n sides is placed on a rough surface vertically as such one of the side of regular polygon touches the surface. A force is applied horizontally at the top. The chosen value of n are 3, 5 and 8. For which value of n, the polygon first is likely to topple

62. A regular polygon of n sides is placed on a rough surface vertically as such one of the side of regular polygon touches the surface. A force is applied horizontally at the top. The chosen value of n are 3, 5 and 8. For which value of n, the polygon first is likely to topple

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
11 years ago

Dear student,

The polyfon will topple for that value of n for which it is unstable..

for n=5 and n=8 its stable, for n=3 not that stable so it will topple at n=3

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Sagar Singh

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rohit kantheti
20 Points
11 years ago

8 due to least stability

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