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# ReasonThe bob possesses horizontal velocity at the mean position.AssertionIf the string of an oscillating simple pendulum is cut, when the bob is at the mean position, the bob falls along a parabolic path.If the string of an oscillating simple pendulum is cut, when the bob is at the mean position, the bob falls along a parabolic path.

A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct
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#### Correct option is B. Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for AssertionOption B is correct. Because correct explanation is that when string is cut net force acting on bob is only gravitational force, so under the influence of gravity (constant) bob always follow parabolic path

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