A 2 kg mass hangs from a rope wrapped around the surface of a cylindrical pulley. The pulley has a mass of 12 kg and a radius of 0.4 m. If the 2 kg mass is suddenly released, falling down, what angular speed will the cylinder have after the mass has fallen 1.7 m?
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