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Two balls of different masses (one lighter and one heavier) are thrown vertically upward with same initial speed. Which one will rise to a greater height?

(a) The lighter one

(b) The heavier one

(c) Neither

(d) Both the balls

This question was posed to me in an interview for internship.

I need to ask this question from Acceleration due to Gravity in portion Laws of Motion of Engineering Physics I

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The correct answer is (d) Both the balls

Best explanation: Both he balls will rise to the same height. It is because, for a body moving with given initial velocity and acceleration, the distance covered by the body does not depend on the mass of the body.

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