a bowling ball is slipping woth initial velocity of 5m/s with coeficient of friction being .08.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

how far does it travel before it started to slip?

i used conservation of total energy and accounted for the energy lost in friction until it starts to roll.

both i and my teacher got double the actual answer of the problem.

i think i need to know the force that keeps the ball from rolling for the duration of x.

but im not completely sure, does anyone know how to use conservatin of total energy?

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# Homework Help: Slipping problem

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