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i am trying to solve this question.

A thin stick of mass M = 4.9 kg and length L = 2.6 m is hinged at the top. A piece of clay, mass m = 1.0 kg and velocity V = 4.9 m/s hits the stick a distance x = 2.20 m from the hinge and sticks to it. What is the angular velocity of the stick immediately after the collision?

in order to find the v i used momentum conservation.

now my question are:

is the v i found the v of center of mass?

how do i find the w from here, that is what is my r and why?

thanks

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# Homework Help: Angular velocity of rigid body

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