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Calculate the moment of inertia of a uniform triangular lamina of mass m in the shape of an isosceles triangle with base 2b and height h, about its axis of symmetry.

3. The attempt at a solution

I've tried various things for this and never get the correct answer, 1/2*m*b^2.

I'm beginning to think this may involve a double integral.

Thanks.

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# Moment of inertia of a triangle

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