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Describe the speed and acceleration of the ball released from the top of the track shown in the...

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Describe the speed and acceleration of the ball released from the top of the track shown in the figures below.

Force and Energy:

Force is the exertion of an effort on an object. Energy is the ability to exert the force. Energy and force are related, but energy is a scalar while force is a vector. Multiplying force by distance results in work, which is directly related to energy.

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