Problem: Find the moment of inertia of a hoop (a thin-walled, hollow ring) with mass exttip{M}{M} and radius exttip{R}{R} about an axis perpendicular to the hoops plane at an edge.

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Find the moment of inertia of a hoop (a thin-walled, hollow ring) with mass and radius about an axis perpendicular to the hoops plane at an edge.

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