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Problem 11.4: Determine whether an object rolls without slipping or slides down an incline
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A 1-kg object moves down the blue incline and onto the black table as shown in the animation (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds). Restart.
- Determine from the motion of the object whether it rolls without slipping or slides without rolling down the blue incline.
- If the object rolls without slipping, determine if it is a disk, a hoop, or a sphere.