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A sled starts from rest at the top of the frictionless, hemispherical, snow-covered hill shown in the figure.
Find an expression for the sleds speed when it is at angle .
Use Newtons laws to find the maximum speed the sled can have at angle without leaving the surface.
At what angle does the sled "fly off" the hill?
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