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Calculate the moment of inertia of an irregular object by the axis translation theorem.

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An irregular piece of sheet metal mounted on a pivot at a distance of .62 m from the cm. About this pivot point, it oscillates with SHM with a period measured at 2.25 seconds.

Part A: Find the moment of inertia about the pivot axis.
Part B: Find the moment of inertia about the cm axis.

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