(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "A flywheel 0.600 m in diameter pivots on a horizontal axis. A rope is wrapped around the outside of the flywheel, and a steady pull of 40.0 N is exerted on the rope. The flywheel starts from rest, and 5.00 m of rope are unwound in 2.00 s.

1. What is the angular acceleration of the flywheel?"

I'm just confused with this question because I'm wondering whether they want the average angular acceleration, or the angular acceleration at the beginning or at the end.

I tried to solve it by saying that angular velocity = velocity/radius where the velocity is equal to d/t (5/2) and radius is 0.3, then used angular acceleration = angular velocity/time where time = 2 and got an answer of 25/6 but it was wrong. I'm probably all over the place but I'm new to these angular concepts so any help would be appreciated

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# Homework Help: Flywheel question

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