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Two small weights of mass 5 kg and 10 kg are mounted 10 m apart on a light rod (mass can be ignored).
Calculate the moment of inertia, I, for this system when rotated about an axis halfway between the two masses

Use ∑I=m(r^2) for this system to calculate the moment of inertia.

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