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Homework Help: Distance ball will land?

  1. Aug 19, 2009 #1
    Distance ball will land??

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2009
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  3. Aug 19, 2009 #2


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    Re: Distance ball will land??

    You start by using energy conservation to find the speed of the ball just before it hits the other one. The kinematic equation that you wrote down does not work in this case because the acceleration of the pendulum ball is not constant.
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