A stationary bomb explodes into three pieces. One piece of 2 kg mass moves with a velocity of 8 m/s at right angles ….

Q: A stationary bomb explodes into three pieces. One piece of 2 kg mass moves with a velocity of 8 m/s at right angles to the other piece of mass 1 kg moving with a velocity of 12 m/s. If the mass of the third piece is 0.5 kg, then its velocity is

(a) 10 ms-1

(b) 20 ms-1

(c) 30 ms-1

(d) 40 ms-1

Ans: (d)