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**Problem**: Find the moment of inertia of a solid sphere of mass M = 5 kg and radius R = 0.2 m about an axis that is tangent to the sphere.
1. 4.116
2. 0.28
3. 4.032
4. 0.441
5. 0.63
6. 0.504
7. 0.378
8. 2.52
9. 2.772
10. 0.448

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Find the moment of inertia of a solid sphere of mass M = 5 kg and radius R = 0.2 m about an axis that is tangent to the sphere.

1. 4.116

2. 0.28

3. 4.032

4. 0.441

5. 0.63

6. 0.504

7. 0.378

8. 2.52

9. 2.772

10. 0.448

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