Three weights W, 2W and 3W are connected to identical springs suspended form a rigid horizontal rod. The assembly of the rod and the weight fall freely. The positions of the weights from the rod are such that

Q: Three weights W, 2W and 3W are connected to identical springs suspended form a rigid horizontal rod. The assembly of the rod and the weight fall freely. The positions of the weights from the rod are such that

(a) 3 W will be farthest

(b) (b) W will be farthest

(c) All will be at the same distance

(d) 2 W will be farthest

Ans: (c)