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Homework Help: Torque / angular acceleration

  1. Nov 26, 2008 #1
    A rod of length 61.0 cm and mass 2.10 kg is suspended by two strings which are 37.0 cm long, one at each end of the rod. The string on side B is cut. Find the magnitude of the initial acceleration of end B.
     
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  3. Nov 26, 2008 #2

    Doc Al

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    What have you done so far? Where did you get stuck?

    Hint: Review Newton's 2nd law for rotation.
     
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