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Multiple Choice

Three small objects, all of mass 1 kg, are arranged as an equilateral triangle of sides 3 m in length, as shown. The left-most object is on (0m, 0m). Calculate the moment of inertia of the system if it spins about the (a) X axis; (b) Y axis.


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