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  1. Greek letter that indicates an angle
  2. term for the linear distance from one point to another on a circular path
  3. term for a center of rotation
  4. term for the amount of rotation accomplished by a rotating body
  5. Rotational inertia depends on how ___ is distributed.
  6. term for a heavy spinning disk contained in many machines
  7. term for angular displacement divided by time
  8. term for any solid object rotating about a fixed axis
  9. term that describes a particle spinning on its own internal axis, like the sun
  10. term that describes any body or particle moving around an axis
  11. term for the linear speed of a point on the rim of a rotating body
  12. abbreviation for torque
  13. Greek letter that stands for angular velocity
  14. abbreviation for radians
  15. abbreviation for rotational intertia
  16. abbreviation for arc length
  17. term for the measure of an angle that, when its vertex is set upon the center of a circle, subtends an arc equal in length to the radius of that circle
  18. term for a vector directed from the center of rotation to the point where the force is applied, with a magnitude equal to the distance between these points
  19. equation for the law of torque
  20. rule that says that if you curl the fingers of your right hand in the direction of rotation, your thumb will stick out in the direction of angular momentum
  21. The farther a point is from the center of rotation, the greater the _____ distance.
  22. another name for rotational inertia
  23. abbreviation for angular momentum
  24. term for the quantitative measurement of rotational motion caused by an applied force
  25. term for the change in an object's angular displacement per unit time
  26. inertia equation
  27. term for a body's resistance to rotary motion
  28. term for a change in angular velocity
  29. term for a straight line that is perpendicular to a given point's radius on the circle
  30. For a body of given rotational inertia, changes in torque bring proportional changes in ____ ____.
  31. Greek letter that stands for angular acceleration
  32. term that describes a particle orbiting an external axis, like the planets orbiting the sun
  33. term for rotary momentum