Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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The Axis of Rotation of a Purely Rotating Body (A) Must Pass Through the Centre of Mass (B) May Pass Through the Centre of Mass - Physics

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The axis of rotation of a purely rotating body

(a) must pass through the centre of mass

(b) may pass through the centre of mass

(c) must pass through a particle of the body

(d) may pass through a particle of the body.

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Solution

(b) may pass through the centre of mass

(d) may pass through a particle of the body

It is not necessary that the axis of rotation of a purely rotating body should pass through the centre of mass or through a particle of the body. It can also lie outside the body.

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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 10 Rotational Mechanics
MCQ | Q 1 | Page 194
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