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## Homework Statement

At time t, particle with mass m has displacement ##\vec r (t)## relative to origin O. Write a formula for its angular momentum about O and discuss whether this depends on choice of origin.

The second part is what I'm more unsure of.

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

##\vec l=\vec r\times\vec p## so at time t, ##\vec l=\vec r(t)\times m\vec v##

For the second part, I wasn't sure what to do. I tried and got as far as this:

##\vec l_2=\vec r_2\times m\vec v_2##

Then ##\vec l-\vec l_2=(\vec r\times m\vec v)-(\vec r_2\times m\vec v_2)##

What now?