Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 10 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 184: 12


The maximum height on the slope that is friction-less will be lower.

Work Step by Step

Some of the energy on the first slope, which does not have slipping, goes to causing the ball to rotate. As a result, its energy will not all be transnational when it reaches the second slope, which is frictionless. Thus, it will not go as high on the second slope.
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