I have a uniform rod of mass M, which rotates about one of its ends, and a point mass equal to the mass of the rod is added to the other end.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

To calculate the new moment of inertia, do I just need to add the moment of inertia of the rod and that of the point mass together?

i.e. I = (MR^2)/3 + MR^2 ?

Any help would be much appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Calculating moment of inertia for a uniform rod of mass

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