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Unformatted text preview: some xed point about which L has been calculated. or example, for a particle of mass m in uniform circular motion with radius R and with linear speed v , we can write L = I = ( mR 2 ) p v R P = mRv Total Points for Problem: 1 Points Solution to Homework Problem 20.3() Problem: What does angular momentum measure? Solution Angular momentum is a measure of an objects capacity to change the rotational motion of another object (just as linear momentum is a measure of an objects capacity to change the linear motion of another object). Total Points for Problem: 2 Points...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PHYS 2054 taught by Professor Stewart during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.
 Spring '08
 Stewart
 Physics, Inertia, Work

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