Problem: A typical ten-pound car wheel has a moment of inertia of about 0.35kg *m2. The wheel rotates about the axle at a constant angular speed making 70.0 full revolutions in a time interval of 5.00 seconds. What is the rotational kinetic energy K of the rotating wheel? Express answer in Joules.

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Rotational kinetic energy:

K.E=12Iω2

ω=2πNt

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A typical ten-pound car wheel has a moment of inertia of about 0.35kg *m2. The wheel rotates about the axle at a constant angular speed making 70.0 full revolutions in a time interval of 5.00 seconds. What is the rotational kinetic energy K of the rotating wheel? Express answer in Joules.

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