Q. 18

Give one example each of central force and non - central force.

Answer :

Central force:

Central force is a force which always directed at a fixed point either away or towards it and its magnitude depends upon the distance of body from the centre

Example: Gravitational force of attraction

Non - central force:

Non - central force is not directed towards or away from a fixed point.

Example: Magnetic force on a current carrying loop

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