net torque on a sphere


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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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2. Relevant equations
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3. The attempt at a solution
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



2. Relevant equations



3. The attempt at a solution
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You started out correctly by determining the angular acceleration, but then you reverted back to translational motion using F=ma. What's the form of Newton 2 applied to rotating objects that are accelerating?


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