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A uniform plate of height H = 1.39 m is cut in the form of a parabolic section. The lower boundary of the plate is defined by: y = 0.25 x2. The plate has a mass of 4.67 kg. Find the moment of inertia of the plate (in kgm2) about the y-axis.

I know I=int(r^2)dm, but I don't know really how to apply it to this problem.

I need some help getting started, or even some info on calculating moments of inertia of random objects. Thank you.

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# Homework Help: Moment of inertia uniform plate problem

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