jmarte89 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1 New Member #1 Mar 1, 2012, 07:15 PM
On a long alley, a bowling ball slows down as it rolls. Is any horizontal force acting
On a long alley, a bowling ball slows down as it rolls. Is any horizontal force acting on the ball?How do you know?
 ebaines Posts: 12,132, Reputation: 1307 Expert #2 Mar 2, 2012, 09:32 AM
From Newton's Laws you know that a body in motion tends to stay in motion unless a force acts on it. So if a bowling ball slows down there must be one or more forces acting on it. Can you think what those forces might be? There are two pretty obvious candidates.

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