Problem: A fan is turned off, and its angular speed decreases from 10.0 rad/s to 6.3 rad/s in 5.0 s.  What is the magnitude of the angular acceleration of the fan?A) 0.37 rad/s2B) 11.6 rad/s2C) 0.74 rad/s2D) 0.86 rad/s2E) 1.16 rad/s2

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A fan is turned off, and its angular speed decreases from 10.0 rad/s to 6.3 rad/s in 5.0 s.  What is the magnitude of the angular acceleration of the fan?

A) 0.37 rad/s2

B) 11.6 rad/s2

C) 0.74 rad/s2

D) 0.86 rad/s2

E) 1.16 rad/s2

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