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Problem: A merry-go-round has a mass of 1550 kg and a radius of 7.60 m. How much net work is required to accelerate it from rest to a rotation rate of 1.00 revolution per 9.00 s ? Assume it is a solid cylinder.

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A merry-go-round has a mass of 1550 kg and a radius of 7.60 m. How much net work is required to accelerate it from rest to a rotation rate of 1.00 revolution per 9.00 s ? Assume it is a solid cylinder.

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