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Homework Statement
In the figure, a wheel of radius 0.42 m is mounted on a frictionless horizontal axle. A massless cord is wrapped around the wheel and attached to a 2.7 kg box that slides on a frictionless surface inclined at angle θ = 28 owith the horizontal. The box accelerates down the surface at 1.9 m/s2. What is the rotational inertia of the wheel about the axle?
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Homework Equations
Torque=Moment of Inertia*angular acceleration
F=ma
a=angular acceleration*radius
The Attempt at a Solution
what i did was combinr the equations and yielded the following
I=(F*r^2)/a=0.47628
I don't see where I did wrong but the solution does not match
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