1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A marble is placed at the top of an inverted hemispherical bowl of radius R = 0.30 m. It starts from rest and slides down the bowl without friction. Draw a free body diagram when the marble reaches an angular position θ = 16.6°. From your FBD, sketch the approximate direction of the acceleration. 1.Calculate the radial component of the acceleration (assuming that the radius of the marble is negligible). (Hint: First find the velocity at θ = 16.6°.) 2. What is the tangential component of the acceleration when θ = 16.6°? (Hint: Use Newton's second law.) 3. What is the magnitude of the normal force when the marble loses contact with the bowl? 4. Draw a free body diagram for the angular position where the marble loses contact with the bowl. Draw the direction of the acceleration next to your FBD. What is the angle θ when the marble loses contact with the bowl? 2. Relevant equations PE = mgh KE = 1/2mv² ΔE = ΔKE + ΔPE F = ma ac = v²/r 3. The attempt at a solution 1. I found the radial acceleration to be 0.817 m/s² by using ΔE = ΔKE + ΔPE and found v final. I then used ac = v²/r 2. Tangential acceleration is 2.80 m/s² which I found by using ƩFx= Nx -> ma = mgsin(16.6) 3. Normal force is 0 4. I am not sure how to find this value. I tired to find the velocity when the marble loses contact and sub that into ΔE = ΔKE + ΔPE to find the final height but I wasn't sure how to find the velocity or if this is even the correct method.