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Two gerbils run in place with a linear speed of 0.60m/s on an exercise wheel that is shaped like a hoop.Find the angular momentum of the system if each gerbil has a mass of 0.22kg and the exercise wheel has a radius of 8.5 cm and a mass of 5.0 g.

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    L=I*W
    w=v/r=0.6/0.085=7.06
    I=M*r^2=0.005*(0.085^2)
    L=2.55*10^-4

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