Problem: A wheel rolls without slipping. Which is the correct velocity vector for point P on the wheel?

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Since the wheel is moving to the right without slipping, it should have an angular velocity. 

Its angular velocity should be zero at the point of contact with the ground. 

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A wheel rolls without slipping. Which is the correct velocity vector for point P on the wheel?

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