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Linear and Angular momentum

  1. Jan 8, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    I just can't remember how to translate linear momentum to angular momentum. I'm not sure how to apply conservation of momentum.
     

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  3. Jan 8, 2008 #2
    i've not yet seen the attached file, it's not yet approved.

    linear momentum = mv
    now v = rw
    w is angular velocity.

    angular momentum = mrw

    was that what you were asking?
     
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