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Homework Help: What is the linear speed of the ball when it leaves the incline?

  1. Dec 4, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A ball of mass M and radius R starts from rest at a height of 50 cm and rolls down a slope. What is the linear speed of the ball when it leaves the incline?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    I just need a relevant starting hint. I should be able to do the rest. Thank you
     
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  3. Dec 4, 2008 #2

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    HINT: Energy is conserved.
     
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