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why there is a negative sign in the tensor moment of inertia??

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why there is a negative sign in the tensor moment of inertia??

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Usually, there are six negative signs. Did you have a particular one in mind?

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no,my question is that why there should be a negative sign in the tensor moment of inertia?

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As it was pointed out, there are several negative signs. Which one are you talking about?

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all of them

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This question does not make a lot of sense. A better question would be: why is the moment of inertia tensor defined the way it is defined?why there is a negative sign in the tensor moment of inertia??

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