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## Homework Statement

suppose you're sitting on a rotating stool holding a 2kg mass in each outstretched hand, if you suddenly drop the masses, will your angular velocity increase, decrease or remain the same?

## Homework Equations

dL/dt=net torque

when net torque is 0, L=constant=Iw

therefore, I1w1=I2w2

## The Attempt at a Solution

Since by dropping the masses, moment of inertia will decrease, to keep the angular momentum same w must increase. But my textbook says it'll remain the same. Why?