Problem: Ball bearings are made by letting spherical drops of molten metal fall inside a tall tower - called a shot tower - and solidify as they fall. You may want to review (Pages 49 - 50).If a bearing needs 4.10 s to solidify enough for impact, how high must the tower be?What is the bearings impact speed?

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Ball bearings are made by letting spherical drops of molten metal fall inside a tall tower - called a shot tower - and solidify as they fall.

You may want to review (Pages 49 - 50).

If a bearing needs 4.10 s to solidify enough for impact, how high must the tower be?

What is the bearings impact speed?

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