Angular Momentum Practice Problems - Quiz & Worksheet


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The equation of angular momentum is defined by which two variables?

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1. For a rotating point mass, what happens to the angular velocity if the radius is halved?

2. What is the moment of inertia of a point mass with mass 5 kg and turning in a radius of 2 m?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and printable worksheet will test your understanding of angular momentum. Practice problems in these assessments will cover topics such as moment of inertia, point mass, angular mass and angular velocity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you will solve practice problems involving:

  • Angular velocity
  • Equation for angular mass
  • Moment of inertia
  • Point mass

Skills Practiced

Students will test the following skill by using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as angular mass and angular velocity
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving angular momentum
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about angular momentum from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the moment of inertia of objects of different shapes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For further learning on the topic of angular momentum, study the corresponding lesson named Angular Momentum Practice Problems. Objectives covered by this lesson include:

  • Know the equation for angular momentum
  • Identify equations for the moment of inertia of various shapes
  • Solve practice problems using angular momentum
  • Understand point mass and rotting cylinder problems