Problem: The moment of inertia of a 1.7 kg object about its center of mass is measured to be 150 kgm2. What would the moment of inertia be for a parallel axis 15 cm from the center of mass?

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The moment of inertia of a 1.7 kg object about its center of mass is measured to be 150 kgm2. What would the moment of inertia be for a parallel axis 15 cm from the center of mass?

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