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Problem 2.4: Two balls are putted with the same initial velocity on separate greens
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Two balls are putted with the same initial velocity on separate greens. The x axis is always defined to be parallel to the ground (even when the blue ball is on the hill). The first ball (red) rolls on a flat surface. The second ball (blue) rolls on a flat surface, then down a hill, onto a flat surface, then up a hill, and onto a flat surface again (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds).
- Which ball will reach the hole first? Make your prediction and then press "play" to view the animation to see the result. Restart.
- Which ball has a greater average velocity during the animation time?
Problem authored by Aaron Titus. Script authored by Aaron Titus and Mario Belloni.