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An involute pinion and gear are in mesh. If both have the same size of addendum, then there will be an interference between the

(a) tip of the gear tooth and flank of pinion

(b) tip of the pinion and flank of gear

(c) flanks of both gear and pinion

(d) tip of both gear and pinion

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Right answer is (a) tip of the gear tooth and flank of pinion

The best I can explain: The phenomenon when the tip of a tooth under cuts the root on its mating gear, is known as interference.

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