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    A solid sphere and a cylinder of the same mass and radius roll without slipping at the same speed. It is correct to say that the total kinetic energy of the solid sphere is

    more than the total kinetic energy of the cylinder.
    less than the total kinetic energy of the cylinder.
    equal to the total kinetic energy of the cylinder.
    impossible to compare to the total kinetic energy of the cylinder.

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    The MI of a sphere is (2/5) MR^2 whereas that of a cylinder is (1/2) MR^2. ...

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    The solution calculates the kinetic energy of a cylinder.

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