The sledgehammer shown consists of a head (with ahigh mass) and a handle (witha much, much lowermass). Points A, B, C, D, and E represent possibleaxes of rotation which are perpendicular to the screenand evenly spaced. Point Bis at the exact middle ofthe head, and point C is at the exact middle of thehandle. Treating the head of the hammer as a pointmass and the handle as a straight, thin rod, rank therotational inertia () of the hammer about the variousAВDаxes.greatestsmallestAВC

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The sledgehammer shown consists of a head (with a
high mass) and a handle (witha much, much lower
mass). Points A, B, C, D, and E represent possible
axes of rotation which are perpendicular to the screen
and evenly spaced. Point Bis at the exact middle of
the head, and point C is at the exact middle of the
handle. Treating the head of the hammer as a point
mass and the handle as a straight, thin rod, rank the
rotational inertia () of the hammer about the various
A
В
D
аxes.
greatest
smallest
A
В
C
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The sledgehammer shown consists of a head (with a high mass) and a handle (witha much, much lower mass). Points A, B, C, D, and E represent possible axes of rotation which are perpendicular to the screen and evenly spaced. Point Bis at the exact middle of the head, and point C is at the exact middle of the handle. Treating the head of the hammer as a point mass and the handle as a straight, thin rod, rank the rotational inertia () of the hammer about the various A В D аxes. greatest smallest A В C

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