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 Jan 9th 2009, 06:19 AM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Jan 2009 Posts: 7 Time it takes a ball to roll down a slope. Gravity. The value of gravity on the moon is one sixth what it is on earth. If a ball was rolled down a slope would it take the ball more, less, or equal time to roll to the bottom as compared to on earth?
 Jan 9th 2009, 07:04 AM #2 Junior Member   Join Date: Oct 2008 Posts: 12 Acceleration on an inclined plane $\displaystyle = g \sin$ $\displaystyle \theta$ The ball would take more time to roll down the slope on the Moon than on Earth, because of a lower value of acceleration. I hope that helps. ILoveMaths07.

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