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Posted by Anonymous on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 7:33pm.

A 4 kg block and a 45 kg block are placed side-by-side at the top of a frictionless ramp. Each is given a very light tap to begin their race to the bottom of the hill. In the absence of air resistance

a. the 4 kg block wins the race.

b. the 45 kg block wins the race.

c. the two blocks end in a tie.

d. there’s not enough information to determine which block wins the race.

I think it is b or c but I am second guessing myself

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