A boy is whirling a stone tied with a string in an horizontal circular path the string breaks,
Question:

A boy is whirling a stone tied with a string in an horizontal circular path the string breaks, the stone

(a) will continue to move in the circular path

(b) will move along a straight line towards the centre of the circular path

(c) will move along a straight line tangential to the circular path

(d) will move along a straight line perpendicular to the circular path away from the boy.

Solution:

(c) Explanation : Due to inertia of directions.

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