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Week 10Balancing a RodActivity 1Consider the rod shown in the diagram below.The rod has mass࠵?and length࠵?.The rod is uniform (its mass is evenlydistributed).A pivot is placedL/3 from the left-hand edge:Indicate whichBig Ideaand theJustificationyou would use to answer the questions inthe table.QuestionQuestion 1:What is the moment of inertia࠵?of this rod about the pivot in the diagram?
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Question 2:What is thetorque due to gravityabout the pivot in the diagram?
Question 3:Where along the rod, on the left-hand side of the pivot, would you push with a forceF to balance the rod?
Question 4:How would you calculate the angular acceleration of the rod about the pivot shown ifreleased from rest?
Module 3, Week 103Angular Momentum:The Child and the Merry-Go-Round

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