Question
You might have seen basketball showoffs spinning a ball on the tip of a finger. If such a player performs
1.91 J of work to set the ball spinning from rest, at what angular speed will the ball rotate? Model a
basketball as a thin-walled hollow sphere. For men's basketball, the ball has a circumference of 0.749 m
and a mass of 0.624 kg
Number
rad/s

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You might have seen basketball showoffs spinning a ball on the tip of a finger. If such a player performs 1.91 J of work to set the ball spinning from rest, at what angular speed will the ball rotate? Model a basketball as a thin-walled hollow sphere. For men's basketball, the ball has a circumference of 0.749 m and a mass of 0.624 kg Number rad/s

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