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    A plane, flung horizontally, releases a bomb, which explodes before hitting the ground. Neglecting air resistance, the center of mass of the bomb fragments, just after the explosion

    a. is zero
    b. moves vertically
    c. moves horizontally
    d. moves along a parobolic path

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    The answer is d.

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