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December 18, 2014

Posted by **john** on Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 12:40am.

(a) What is the moment of inertia (kg/m2

) of a solid cylinder rotating about an axis parallel to the symmetry axis but passing through the edge of the cylinder?

(b) What is the moment of inertia (kg/m2

) of a solid sphere rotating about an axis tangent to its surface?

The wording in (a) is confusing me. I tried but wasn't even close on both.

a)=0.0674

b)=0.0629

here are the answers can someone help me figure out how?

- Physics Please help! -
**drwls**, Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 1:39amRead and apply the parallel axis theorem.

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/parax.html

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