I have this problem where I need to find the acceleration of a system of a disk attached to an axle that is placed on an incline made of two parallel bars. I think I basically know how to do the problem, I just need to know how to figure out total inertia. I know the inertia of a cylinder (the axle) and a disk is (1/2)MR^2 but I am not sure how to find total inertia since the axle basically goes through the disk.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

TIA for any help.

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