I'm doing a physical pendulum problem involving a rigid rod of .720m in length attached to a string of 1.00 meters in length. I'm supposed to find its period. I can do the problem but I'm having trouble calculating the rods moment of inertia.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Parrallel Axis Theorem:

I = Icm + MD^2

Icm = I (1 + .720) ^2, Is md^2 the same thing...? I'm a little confused on this point.

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# Homework Help: Quick Question so I can finish this homework problem.

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