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A typical ten-pound car wheel has a moment of inertia of about 0.35 kg*m^2. The wheel rotates about the axle at a constant angular speed making 45.0 full revolutions in a time interval of 7.00 sec .
What is the rotational kinetic energy of the rotating wheel?

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  1. Angular velocity, ω
    = (45*2π/7) radians / sec.
    Rotational kinetic energy
    = (1/2)Iω²
    = (1/2)0.35(45*2π/7)² J.
    = ?

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