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**Problem**: A baton is made of a 10 cm rod with a mass of 500 g, with two 70 g masses attached to each end. What is the moment of inertia of the rod when it rotates about an axis, perpendicular to its length, halfway down the rod?

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A baton is made of a 10 cm rod with a mass of 500 g, with two 70 g masses attached to each end. What is the moment of inertia of the rod when it rotates about an axis, perpendicular to its length, halfway down the rod?

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