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The tip of a meterstick rests on the can. The stick is pushed horizontally so that the can rolls on the table, with no slipping between the can and the table or the can or the can and the meterstick. The push continues until the can makes one complete rotation. During the roll, the displacement of the meterstick is equal to

3. The attempt at a solution

since there is no slipping between the can and the table and the meter stick, wouldn't the answer just be the can's circumference? because one rotational of the can is equal to the circumference of the can? therefore the meterstick displacement is equal to the circumference of the can?

but I got it wrong. can anybody help and explain?

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# Homework Help: Rotation between meter stick and a can

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