Please help me get this, it's due tonigh tonight on webassign. The question is:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A 3.30 m long pole is balanced vertically on its tip. It is given a tiny push. What will be the speed of the upper end of the pole just before it hits the ground? Assume the lower end does not slip.

I know to use MgH = 1/2 MV^2 + 1/2 Iw^2

but when you plug in for w, what do you use? w is rotational velocity and you have to know the time frame, and it doesn't give you that. how do you do this problem??

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# Homework Help: PLEASE HELP - Rotational Kinetic Energy

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