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Angular Momentum & Rolling Without Slipping

In this module, we will examine the concept of angular momentum and its relationship to torque. We will then discover when the angular momentum of a system is conserved. This powerful conservation law related to rotational symmetry of the Universe is of great importance in many practical situations especially analyzing central force systems.

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