Bowling ball problems

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a bowling ball is racing a cue ball down a 30* incline. the incline is 2 m long. what is the translational speed of each ball at the bottom.
wouldnt i need a radius of each ball to be able to find the translational speed?
 

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the reply is in general physics board and in this board.
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the velocity could be independent of the radius
 
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Originally posted by formulajoe

wouldnt i need a radius of each ball to be able to find the translational speed?
Why don't you try solving it and find out? :smile:
 

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