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Conservation of Angular Momentum

  1. Oct 19, 2016 #1
    Hi Folks,

    How would one use the conservation of angular momentum to explain the attached picture?
    The rod is held fixed horizontally..the person holds on to the cork and then lets go...apparently the glass is saved due to this conservation...
     

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  3. Oct 19, 2016 #2

    A.T.

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  4. Oct 19, 2016 #3
    Hi. I am not a student and this is not homework. I am reading physicsnin my spare time and occasionally I put a question up to get peoples opinions/help.
    Please advise how I should proceed for future queries..
    Thanks
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  5. Oct 19, 2016 #4
    Ah....I understand.... homework TYPE questions. Ok.
    I will know in future! Can this thread be moved or shall I repost?
    Thanks
    B
     
  6. Oct 20, 2016 #5

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