A small block of mass 36 g is released from rest…


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A small block of mass 36 g is released from rest at the top of a curved frictionless wedge of mass 388 g which sits on a frictionless horizontal surface as shown. The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s2. Right is the positive direction. When the block leaves the wedge, its veloc- ity is 3.91 m/s to the right. What is the height h of the wedge? Answer in units of m.

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