Falling Bucket#

A bucket of mass \(m_b\) = 17.9 \(kg\) is knocked off the side of a well. The bucket falls 49.5 \(m\) to the bottom of the well. Attached to the bucket is a light rope that wraps around a cylinder of radius \(r = \) 48.5 \(cm\) and mass \(m_c\) = 3.01 \(kg\).

Question Text#

How fast is the bucket falling just before it hits the ground?

Answer Section#

Please enter in a numeric value in m/s.

Attribution#

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