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    A hill has a height h. A child on a sled (total mass m) slides down starting from rest at the top.

    Does the velocity at the bottom depend on the angle of the hill if:

    a) It is icy and there is no friction?

    b) There is friction (deep snow)?

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    A hill has a height h. A child on a sled (total mass m) slides down starting from rest at the top.
    Does the velocity at the bottom depend on the angle of the hill if:

    a) it is icy and ...

    Solution Summary

    The velocity of the child at the bottom a hill is investigated under two kinds of scenarios: with and without friction.

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