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A coin with a diameter of 1.80 cm is dropped onto a horizontal surface. The coin starts out with an initial angular speed of 17.6 rad/s and rolls in a straight line without slipping. If the rotation slows with an angular acceleration of magnitude 1.72 rad/s2, how far does the coin roll before coming to rest?

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Circumference of the coin = pi x diameter = pi x 1.8 = 5.655 cm. So, in one revolution, the

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