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Homework Help: Momentum or inertia

  1. Sep 14, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Why does a coasting rotating system slows down when a slice of bread is put on it?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2010 #2

    kuruman

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    What are your thoughts on the matter?
     
  4. Sep 28, 2010 #3
    as the mass increase moment of inertia increase so it slows down the system
    am i right?
     
  5. Sep 28, 2010 #4

    kuruman

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    What equation in physics are you thinking of that says that?
     
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