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Speed of a Rolling Hoop

A hoop of radius 0.5 m and a mass of 0.2kg is released from rest and allowed to roll down an inclined plane. How fast is it moving after being dropped from a vertical distance of 3m?

a. 5.4 m/s
b. 3.8 m/s
c. 7.7 m/s
d. 2.2 m/s

Solution Summary

The solution provides clear and concise step-by-step calculations to reach the answer of how fast the hoops described is travelling after being dropped on an inclined plane.