Center of Gravity of a Ball Rolling on an Incline

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“If the plane is inclined downwards, the ball is instantly thrown into motion, because the centre of gravity then falls forward of that motion, or the point on which the ball rests.” -Comstock 1850


J. L. Comstock A System of Natural Philosophy: Principles of Mechanics (: Pratt, Woodford, and Company, 1850) 49


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