(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Lets say I have a ball rolling on a flat frictionless surface. I give it an impulse to set it into rolling without slipping at a speed u. The mass of the ball is m and the radius is a. How large is the impulse and where is it applied

2. Relevant equations

I guess linear and angular momentumn

3. The attempt at a solution

Well i know linear impulse is the change in linear momentum and for angular impulse it is the change in angular momentum. However, I am confused about what impulse is. Is it the addition of linear and angular impulse? Moreover, I think this question will have a range of answers since i doubt it is only one spot where I will apply the impulse and get rolling without slipping but I am just confused.

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# Homework Help: Impulse on a ball

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