The textbook solution for a pipe rolling down an incline is [tex]a = \frac{1}{2} g \sin \theta [/tex]. Putting in theta = 0 gives a = 0. Does this imply that a ball rolling along a level surface will never stop?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Will a rolling ball ever stop?

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