A small block of mass m1 = 0.600 kg is released from rest at the top of a curved wedge of mass m2 = 4.50 kg, which sits on a frictionless horizontal surface as in Figure P6.59a. When the block leaves the wedge, its velocity is measured to be 4.00 m/s to the right, as in Figure P6.59b.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

What is the height h of the wedge?

Isn't this problem just conservation of energy

I did

KE+PE initial = KE + PE final

0 + mgh = 1/2 mv^2 + 0 and solve for h v is 4.0 m/s

9.8 h = 8

h= .82

but it saids i am wrong, plz help

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# Homework Help: Conservation of Energy block of mass

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