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Two identical uniform rectangular blocks (with longest side L) and a solid sphere of radius R are to be balanced at the edge of a heavy table such that the centre of the sphere remains at the maximum possible horizontal distance from the vertical edge of the table without toppling as indicated in the figure.

 System of two identical rectangular blocks and a sphere

System of Two Identical Rectangular Blocks and a Sphere

In figure two identical uniform rectangular blocks and a solid sphere of radius R are to be balanced at edge of a heavy table.

If the mass of each block is M and of the sphere is M2 , then the maximum distance x that can be achieved is,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

8L15

b.

7L15

c.

5L6

d.

3L4+R

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