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Problem: A wheel rolls without slipping. Which is the correct velocity vector for point P on the wheel? Explain or show why c is the correct vector:

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The tangential velocity at every point located on the circumference of the wheel is equal to the velocity, v, of the wheel. 

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A wheel rolls without slipping. Which is the correct velocity vector for point P on the wheel? Explain or show why c is the correct vector:


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