Two bodies with kinetic energies in the ratio of 4 : 1 are moving with equal linear momentum. The ratio of their masses is

(1) 1 : 2

(2) 1 : 1

(3) 4 : 1

(4) 1 : 4

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Concept Questions :-

Linear momentum

(4) $E=\frac{{p}^{2}}{2m}$$m\propto \frac{1}{E}$ (If momentum are constant)

$\frac{{m}_{1}}{{m}_{2}}=\frac{{E}_{2}}{{E}_{1}}=\frac{1}{4}$

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