1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

M, a solid cylinder (M=1.67 kg, R=0.137 m) pivots on a thin, fixed, frictionless bearing. A string wrapped around the cylinder pulls downward with a force F which equals the weight of a 0.670 kg mass, i.e., F = 6.573 N. Calculate the angular acceleration of the cylinder.

2. Relevant equations

F*R ?

ang accel. = alpha*R

3. The attempt at a solution

I multiplied Force*Radius, cause someone told me to start with that, but I'm not sure what to do next? Do I have to use a=9.81 m/s^2? I'm not really good at this stuff so if someone could help me that would be great!! thanks!

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# Homework Help: Cylinder Question

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