Question

Two bodies, each of mass are kept fixed at a separation . A particle of mass m is projected from the midpoint of the line joining their centres, perpendicular to the line. The gravitational constant is The correct statement(s) is (are)

A

The minimum initial velocity of the mass m to escape the gravitational field of the two bodies is

B

The minimum initial velocity of the mass m to escape the gravitational field of the two bodies is

C

The minimum initial velocity of the mass m to escape the gravitational field of the two bodies is

D

The energy of the mass m remains constant.

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Correct option is B)





Note:
The energy of mass m means its kinetic energy (KE) only and not the potential energy of interaction between m and the two bodies (of mass M each) which is the potential energy of the system.

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