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# Newton's Second Law for Rotation

## Acceleration produced when a force acts on a mass (F = ma) can be applied to rotating systems as well.

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## Newton's Second Law for Rotation

Students will learn to apply Newton's 2nd law in the case of rotational dynamics.
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## Newton's Second Law for Rotation

Students will learn to apply Newton's 2nd law in the case of rotational dynamics.
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## Bowling Alley

Understand how the transition from slipping to rolling occurs in the context of a thrown bowling ball.
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## Walk The Tightrope

Understand the concept of rotational inertia (moment of inertia) by analyzing the motion of a circus tightrope walker.
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## PPB Rotation Problem 16

An example problem using torque and tension is worked out.
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An example torque problem using a ladder is worked out.
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## Newton's Second Law for Rotation Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Newton's Second Law for Rotation.
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## Moving Out of the House

by Rico Lin //
You would always choose the object that requires the least rotational force!!
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