Problem: Calculate the translational speed of a cylinder when it reaches the foot of an incline 7.30 m high. Assume it starts from rest and rolls without slipping.

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Calculate the translational speed of a cylinder when it reaches the foot of an incline 7.30 m high. Assume it starts from rest and rolls without slipping.

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