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Race Down a Ramp

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A solid sphere and a hollow sphere of the same mass, radius, and composition are released from rest atop a ramp at the same time.

Which sphere has a greater angular momentum at the top of the ramp?

A

The solid sphere has a greater angular momentum at the top of the ramp.

B

The hollow sphere has a greater angular momentum at the top of the ramp.

C

Both spheres have the same angular momentum at the top of the ramp.

D

There is not enough information to determine the answer.