# Two identical smooth cylinders each of mass 8√3 kg and radius 5 cm lie in lateral contact in a horizontal hollow fixed cylinder of radius 0.4 m. The contact force exerted by one cylinder to another cylinder is

Q: Two identical smooth cylinders each of mass 8√3 kg and radius 5 cm lie in lateral contact in a horizontal hollow fixed cylinder of radius 0.4 m. The contact force exerted by one cylinder to another cylinder is

(a) 5 N

(b) 80√3 N

(c) 17.5 N

(d) 30 N

Ans: (c)