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Junior throws his mashed potatos onto his mothers lazy susan, which has a moment of inertia of I. If the potatoes have a mass m, a horizontal velocity of v and hit at a distance d from the center shown. What is the final angular velocity of the turable and potatoes. A lazy susan turntable used on a dining table. Take it to be frictionless.

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her's lazy susan, which has a izontal velocity of v and hit angular velocity of the a dining table. Center Potatoes

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Using conservation of angular momentum,

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mvd Ia+mdo

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Re-arranging the equation, th...

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mvd I+md

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