(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the angular momentum about the origin O=(0,0,0) of a particle of mass m moving

along the following two trajectories:

(a) x(t)=vt y(t)=b z(t)=0

(b) x(t)=Rcos(wt) y(t)= Rsin(wt) z(t)=vt

2. Relevant equations

L = r x p

L = mvr

3. The attempt at a solution

I wasn't really sure to begin. I thought maybe I could do

L= m(vxr)

L=m ( (mv,0,0)x(vt...) Not sure what the vector equation for P is and also not sure what to do about the mass

Please help!

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# Homework Help: Angular momentum about an origin (O,O,O)

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