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

Find the ratio of the translational kinetic energies of a ring, a coin, and a solid sphere at the bottom of an inclined plane. The bodies have been released from rest at the top. Assume pure rolling without any slipping.

3. The attempt at a solution

Well, I'm really not sure. Since T.K.=1/2 m*v^2, we need to look at linear velocities v at the bottom of the plane for each object. Obviously the rotation will influence this, and I've tried obtaining final ω and using v=ωr at the bottom, but I'm not getting the answer. Which, by the way, is 21:28:30.

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# Homework Help: Translational Kinetic Energies + Plane

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