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how can you explain the recoil of a gun using the concept of centre of mass?

how can you explain the recoil of a gun using the concept of centre of mass?

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Saurabh Kumar
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7 years ago
If Fext = 0, no change in COM,
Linear momentum would be conserve then, i.e.
m1(dx1/dt) = m2(dx2.dt)

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