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A particle of mass x collides elastically with a stationary particle of mass y(x>y)...Find the max. angle thru wich the striking particle may deviate as a result of the collision...

A particle of mass x collides elastically with a stationary particle of mass y(x>y)...Find the max. angle thru wich the striking particle may deviate as a result of the collision...

Grade:11

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
11 years ago

Dear student,

Find the angle in terms of tan theta and then differentaie it put it equal to zero to find its maximum value...

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