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Two wheels with rotational inertias of 1.0 kg m^2 and 1.5 kg m^2 are rotating on the same axis at 20 rads and 12 rads respectively, in opposite directions. If the wheels are suddenly coupled together, find the common angular speed of the wheels after being coupled.

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Two wheels with rotational inertias of 1.0 kg m2 and 1.5 kg m2 are rotating on the same axis at 20 rads (per second) ...

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This solution calculates the common angular speed of wheels coupled together. The common angular speed of the wheels after being coupled are determined.

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