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The length AB of a pipe ABC in which the liquid is flowing has diameter (d1) and is suddenly contracted to diameter (d2) at B which is constant for the length BC. The loss of head due to sudden contraction, assuming coefficient of contraction as 0.62, is

A. v₁²/2g

B. v₂²/2g

C. 0.5 v₁²/2g

D. 0.375 v₂²/2g

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