CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon
MyQuestionIcon
1
You visited us 1 times! Enjoying our articles? Unlock Full Access!
Question

Water drops fall at regular intervals from a tap which is 5m above the ground. The third drop is leaving the tap at the instant the first drop touches the ground. How far above the ground is the second drop at that instant

A
2.50 m
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
B
3.75 m
Right on! Give the BNAT exam to get a 100% scholarship for BYJUS courses
C
4.00 m
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
D
1.25 m
No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
Open in App
Solution

The correct option is B 3.75 m
Height from ground = 5m

Time taken by first drop to reach the ground t=2hg

t=2×510
⇒ t = 1sec
The third drop is leaving the tap at the instant the first drop touches the ground. As the water drops fall at regular intervals from a tap therefore time difference between any two drops is1/2 sec


flag
Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
294
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
similar_icon
Related Videos
thumbnail
lock
Falling Balls in Disguise
PHYSICS
Watch in App
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
CrossIcon