How friction affects rotational inertia of a hollow cylinder

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How does friction affect the rotational inertia and angular velocity of a hollow cylinder rolling down an inclined plane? Assuming the cylinder isnt slipping
 

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Why do you think friction would affect the rotational inertia of an object?
Friction does exert a torque on the cylinder and thus produces a rotational acceleration.
 

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