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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.

  1. Determine from the motion of the object whether it rolls without slipping or slides without rolling down the blue incline.
  2. If the object rolls without slipping, determine if it is a disk, a hoop, or a sphere.
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