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A gymnast often toss a hoop forward while giving it a backward spin. the hoop has a radius R and mass M, and is thrown forward with speed V. Find the minimum backward angular velocity w the gymnast must give in order to make sure it spin back eventually . Take both its static and kinectic coefficent of friction to be #.

Since friction is acting , its nett torque is not 0. Hence conserv. of angular momentum cannot be applied.

if its nett torque is Mg#R, how should i relate this to the translational and rotational K.E.?

Please teach me how to solve this.

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