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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Consider two identical masses Equation attached to Equation identical spring as shown in figure. They can be set in motion in two different ways as follows:

Equation Equation

Equation Equation

Here, Equation and Equation denoted the displacements from the unstretched positions. Then the potential energy stored in the system is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Smaller for Equation than Equation at Equation

b.

Larger for Equation than Equation at Equation

c.

Equal for Equation than Equation at Equation

d.

Larger for Equation than Equation at Equation

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