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Ques : A uniform solid cone of  height 40 cm is shown in figure. The distance of centre of mass of the cone from point B(centre of the base) is?

(a) 20 cm   (b) 10/3 cm  (c) 20/3 cm   (d) 10 cm

Asked by Suyog Gadhave | 29th Mar, 2014, 10:33: PM

Expert Answer:

The distance of centre of mass C of a solid cone from the centre of the base is given as h/4.
 
Hence,
Distance between C and B = h/4 = 40/4 = 10 cm
 
Option (d) 10 cm is corect.

Answered by  | 31st Mar, 2014, 12:03: PM

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