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A ball rolls in a bowl find the disantce it goes up to.

  1. Apr 19, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A picture shows a sphere of radius R, mass m, sliding from rest down a bowl. At the bottom of the bowl the mass begins rolling with μ(s). Find an expression for how high it rolls up the other side of the bowl(y).

    2. Relevant equations

    PE=KE
    f(s)=F(normal)(μs)
    PE=mgh
    KE=1/2mv^2

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I attempted but it wont look pretty online
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 19, 2012 #2
    Well, if you don't want to learn how to display it in tex code (which is perfectly understandable), at least tell us your thought process so we can figure out what you're having trouble with.
     
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