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A uniform sphere of radius r initially at rest rolls without slipping down from the top of a sphere of radius R. Find the angular velocity of the ball at the instant it breaks off the sphere and show that the angle T = cos^(-1)(10/17) with the vertical.

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A uniform sphere of radius r initially at rest rolls without slipping down from

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