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Homework Help: Moment of inertia mastering physics

  1. May 3, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Hey can someone please tell me what ive done wrong here.
    There is all so a question further down that asks for the same thing but with mass of the bar included.(M_bar)

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  3. May 3, 2010 #2
    Your answer is way off. There's no way to tell what you did wrong without seeing
    your calculations.
    What dit you have for the torque and for the moment of inertia?
  4. May 3, 2010 #3
    can you tell me if this is right, a=(2*(m_1-m_2)*g)/((m_1+m_2)*l
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