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

A solid sphere of mass 2 kg and 5 m radius is in space. Find its moment of inertia.

2. Relevant equations^{2}

moment of inertia of a solid sphere about its diameter: [tex]\frac{2}{5}[/tex]MR^{2}, where M is the mass of the sphere and R is its radius.

3. The attempt at a solution

I = mr^2 = (2 kg)(25 m^2) = 50 kgm^2

Is that right, or am I totally out to lunch? Seems too easy.

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# Homework Help: Finding the moment of intertia

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