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Posted by Mary on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 10:49am.

Hi, can someone please help with this question.

A thin, uniform rod is bent into a square of side length a. If the total mass is M, find the moment of inertia about an axis through the center and perpendicular to the plane of the square. Use the parallel-axis theorem.
Express your answer in terms of the variables M and a .

Please help.

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