Problem: A block of mass m slides down a frictionless track, then around the inside of a circular loop-the-loop of radius exttip{R}{R}.From what minimum height h must the block start to make it around the loop without falling off? Give your answer as a multiple of R.

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A block of mass m slides down a frictionless track, then around the inside of a circular loop-the-loop of radius .

From what minimum height h must the block start to make it around the loop without falling off? Give your answer as a multiple of R.

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