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

Given: mass m, moment of inertia I and a impulse applied at a distance x form the center of mass (c.m.).

Find the angular speed and the speed of the c.m.

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\sum M_O = I \ddot{ \theta} [/tex]

[tex] F\Delta t = \sum m_i v_i [/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

I can solve for the acceleration but do I have to use a momentum balance to solve for angular speed?

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# Homework Help: Freely moving mass

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