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CBSE - IX - Physics - Force and Laws of Motion

why recoiling of gun? And how?

Asked by Nipun Chopra 10th September 2013, 6:42 PM
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When a gun is fired, momentum has to conserve as with gun as a system there is no external force. As the bullet moves forward, it carries momenttum in the forward direction and the gun get a backward momentum due to which it is jerked backwards in order to consercve momentum.
Answered by Expert 11th September 2013, 12:00 AM

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