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Object falls from the OUTSIDE of a loop

  1. Oct 7, 2008 #1
    1. An object is at rest at the TOP of the OUTSIDE of a loop. The radius of the loop is 10 cm. It begins to slide along the outside of the loop. It will obviously separate from the loop and then it lands x distance from the loop. What is x?

    2. Equations of motion and conservation of energy equations may be used. Other equations may be used as well.

    3. I do not know where to go from here.
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  3. Oct 8, 2008 #2


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  4. Oct 8, 2008 #3
    I solved it!!
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