# Question: A huge boulder is inadvertently cast high

A huge boulder is inadvertently cast high into the air during an open pit mine blast. Using the definition of mass center and Newton’s second law of motion, show that the center of mass of the boulder travels the same path even if it disintegrates into 1,001 pieces of various sizes and shapes.

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