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**Angular vel. and mom.--origins vs. axes**

This is a conceptual question.

Angular velocity is measured with respect to an axis, correct?

Yet angular momentum is measured with respect to an origin, i.e. a point, correct?

For angular momentum problems where only the magnitude of angular momentum changes, it seemed like we were calculating L with respect to an axis, but that was not correct, strictly speaking, right?