Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 8 - Rotational Motion - Questions: 11

Answer

The solid sphere will reach the bottom first.

Work Step by Step

The hollow sphere has a larger rotational inertia than the solid sphere. Roll them both down an incline. The sphere with the smaller moment of inertia (the solid one) reaches the bottom first.
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