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A 100 g mass is attached and wrapped around an apparatus at a constant radius of 10 cm. The hanging mass is dropped and obtains a speed of 0.2 m/s after 1 m. Using energy considerations, what is the moment of inertia of the apparatus?

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  1. work done by gravity=mgh=1/2 m v^2 + 1/2 I w^2

    mgh= 1/2 mv^2 + 1/2 I v^2 r^2

    given h, v, m, r, v, solve for I

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