Suppose that you are holding a pencil balanced on its point. If you release the pencil and it begins to fall, what will be the angular acceleration when it has an angle of 10.0 degrees from the vertical?   What is the angular acceleration of the pencil when it makes an angle of 10.0 degrees with the vertical? Express your answer in radians per second squared.

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Suppose that you are holding a pencil balanced on its point. If you release the pencil and it begins to fall, what will be the angular acceleration when it has an angle of 10.0 degrees from the vertical?

 

What is the angular acceleration of the pencil when it makes an angle of 10.0 degrees with the vertical?
Express your answer in radians per second squared.

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