Let the PVC pipe be at a height, H.
Time of fall, t:
Assume that the energy lost was entirely due to friction and that the total length of the PVC pipe is 1 meter. Use this length to compute the average force of friction (ignore uncertainties). Show your work.
Mass of ball: 16.3 g
Predicted range: 0.3503 m
Actual range: 1.09 m
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