Path length does not depend on ____

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 year ago

Path length does not depend on ____
(a) Initial point
(b) Final point
(c) Path taken
(d) Coordinate system
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Question is from Straight Line Motion in division Motion in a Straight Line of Physics – Class 11
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 year ago

Correct answer is (d) Coordinate system
For explanation: The path length depends on the final and initial point. It also depends on the path taken. But it does not depend on the coordinate system. The coordinate system merely defines thee path and does not affect its total length.