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A 10kg block is sliding at 10m/s along a frictionless track which suddenly curves straight up. how high will the block rise

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    The initial KE is 1/2 m v^2.

    That energy goes into PE, mgh.
    set mgh equal to 1/2 mv^2, solve h.

    h= 1/2 v^2/g I think,check that.

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