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To understand rolling without slipping we need to understand the kinetic energy falls into two modes; linear kinetic energy and rotational kinetic energy. For a rigid body if the velocity of the center of mass $m$ is $v$ then $\frac{1}{2}mv^2$ gives the linear KE. On the other hand, analyzing the motion of the little bits of mass rotating around the center ...


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