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Two Rolling Balls (Posted on 2009-11-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Two identical balls roll across the top of a table on parallel paths. One of the balls has to roll down into and up out of a dip in the table. The other ball rolls on the flat all the time. Which ball gets to the far side of the table first, and why?.

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolutionTaggart2010-06-27 17:12:25
re(3): Second attempt - physics based solutionVishal Gupta2009-11-18 14:43:18
re(2): Second attempt - physics based solutionKenny M2009-11-17 20:29:03
re: Return of the CycloidHarry2009-11-17 16:36:52
Return of the Cycloidbrianjn2009-11-15 23:50:02
Some Thoughtsre: Second attempt - physics based solutionVishal Gupta2009-11-14 01:09:32
SolutionSecond attempt - physics based solutionKenny M2009-11-13 20:01:02
re(2): well...Vishal Gupta2009-11-10 11:15:35
SolutionPhysics based solutionKenny M2009-11-07 17:35:33
Cycloidbrianjn2009-11-05 20:01:35
Solutionre: well...Charlie2009-11-05 18:50:22
Hints/Tips'roll'Vishal Gupta2009-11-05 17:17:11
well...Vishal Gupta2009-11-05 16:01:16
Some Thoughtsmy thoughtsCharlie2009-11-05 12:05:56
LEX IIed bottemiller2009-11-05 10:46:58
Some Thoughtsre: The dip - and thus said Newtonbrianjn2009-11-05 09:31:10
answerDej Mar2009-11-05 02:21:29
The dipbrianjn2009-11-04 19:47:38
Assumptionsed bottemiller2009-11-04 17:33:54
dependsJer2009-11-04 16:56:11
Ped bottemiller2009-11-04 13:28:32
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