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Problem: Using conservation of energy, find the speed vb of the block at the bottom of the ramp. Express your answer in terms of some or all the variables m, v, and h and any appropriate constants.

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Consider the surface to be frictionless.

P.E0+K.E0=P.Ef+K.Ef

Total energy:

E = P.E + K.E

P.E = mgh

K.E = (1/2)mv2

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Using conservation of energy, find the speed vb of the block at the bottom of the ramp. Express your answer in terms of some or all the variables m, v, and h and any appropriate constants.

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