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Once you place a stirring rod (uniform density) of length 2R in a frictionless hemispherical bowl of radius R, it always comes to rest after one of its ends makes an angle of θ0 with respect to the vertical

(diagram attached)

a) derive a root equation for f(θ)=0 that can be used to solve for θ0]

b) what is the numerical value of θ0?

2. Relevant equations

none

3. The attempt at a solution

sorry but I dont know the concepts that can be used to solve such problem. please help me. Thank you very much

we are currently taking up oscillations and i tried to relate it but i end up totally messed up.

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# Homework Help: A stirring Rod in a hemispherical bowl

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