Asked Mar 3, 2020

A uniform solid sphere with a radius of 0.120 m has a mass of 1.60 kg. The sphere is rolling along a horizontal surface, without slipping, at a constant speed of 4.75 m/s.

a.  What is the rotational speed of the sphere about its center of mass?

b.  What is the kinetic energy of the sphere due to its rotational motion about its center of mass?

c.  What is the total kinetic energy of the sphere as it rolls without slipping?


Expert Answer

a) Equation to find the rotational speed.

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a) Equation to find the rotational kinetic energy of solid sphere.

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