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How to Find the Center of a Ball Moving Forward

  1. Apr 25, 2010 #1
    Take any kind of solid ball like a marble, baseball or bowling ball (without holes). I'm assuming that it is not absolutely centered when in forward motion. There is a minute amount of wobble. It could use an alignment like a tire, but you can't add weights or drill holes for correction. How can you find the best lie upon which to roll it. If you were to take a marker and draw a line around the circumference for the best path to roll forward, how would you determine where to draw the line? Thanks...
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