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Conservation of Angular Momentum

Q. A playground merry-go-round has a radius of 3 m and a rotational inertia of 600 kg · m2 . It is initially spinning at 0.8 rad/s when a 20 kg child ...

Solved • Oct 6, 2017

Conservation of Angular Momentum

Q. A merry-go-round spins freely when Janice moves quickly to the center along a radius of the merry-go-round. It is true to say that (A) the moment ...

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

Conservation of Angular Momentum

Q. A figure skater on ice spins on one foot so there is minimal friction. She pulls in her arms and her rotational speed increases. Choose the best st...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Conservation of Angular Momentum

Q. The sketch shows the top view of a merry-go-round which is rotating clockwise. A child jumps on the merry-go-round in three different ways:  the ch...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Conservation of Angular Momentum

Q. A man holding a heavy object in each hand stands on a small platform that is free to rotate about a vertical axis. Initially he is standing with hi...

Solved • Feb 7, 2017

Conservation of Angular Momentum

Q. A horizontal platform in the shape of a uniform disk (I = 1/2 MR  2 for an axis at its center) is rotating without friction about a vertical axis a...

Solved • Feb 7, 2017