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  1. θ (theta)Greek letter that indicates an angle

          

  2. radius of a force (torque arm)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

          

  3. angular momentumterm that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

          

  4. α (alpha)Greek letter that indicates an angle

          

  5. angular displacementterm for the change in an object's angular displacement per unit time

          

  6. sabbreviation for arc length

          

  7. angular motionterm that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

          

  8. angular velocityterm for the change in an object's angular displacement per unit time

          

  9. massRotational inertia depends on how ___ is distributed.

          

  10. torque (moment of a force)another name for rotational inertia

          

  11. rim speedterm for a heavy spinning disk contained in many machines

          

  12. angular accelerationterm that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

          

  13. ω (omega)Greek letter that indicates an angle

          

  14. flywheelThe farther a point is from the center of rotation, the greater the _____ distance.

          

  15. angular accelerationterm that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

          

  16. I=mr^2Rotational inertia depends on how ___ is distributed.

          

  17. moment of inertiaanother name for rotational inertia

          

  18. axisterm for a center of rotation

          

  19. linearThe farther a point is from the center of rotation, the greater the _____ distance.

          

  20. Iabbreviation for arc length

          

  21. τabbreviation for torque

          

  22. gyroscopeterm for any solid object rotating about a fixed axis

          

  23. arc lengthterm for the linear distance from one point to another on a circular path

          

  24. rotary motionterm that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

          

  25. tangentterm for a straight line that is perpendicular to a given point's radius on the circle

          

  26. τ=Iαequation for the law of torque

          

  27. average angular velocityterm for angular displacement divided by time

          

  28. circular motionterm that describes any body or particle moving around an axis

          

  29. radianterm 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

          

  30. radabbreviation for torque

          

  31. right-hand ruleterm for a straight line that is perpendicular to a given point's radius on the circle

          

  32. rotational inertiaanother name for rotational inertia

          

  33. Labbreviation for arc length