Problem: A 4.0-kg mass is placed at (3.0, 4.0) m, and a 6.0-kg mass is placed at (3.0, -4.0) m. What is the moment of inertia of this system of masses about the x-axis? a. 160 kg•m2 b. 90 kg•m2 c. 250 kg•m2 d. 32 kg•m2  

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A 4.0-kg mass is placed at (3.0, 4.0) m, and a 6.0-kg mass is placed at (3.0, -4.0) m. What is the moment of inertia of this system of masses about the x-axis?

a. 160 kg•m2

b. 90 kg•m2

c. 250 kg•m2

d. 32 kg•m2

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