A stone of mass m tied to one end of a string of length l is rotated in a circle with the other end of the string as the centre. The speed of the stone is v. If the string breaks, the stone will ___________
(a) Move towards the centre
(b) Move away from the centre
(c) Move along tangent
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Enquiry is from Friction and Motion topic in portion Laws of Motion of Engineering Physics I