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    The wheel of a motor, accelerated uniformly from rest, rotates through 2.5 rad during the first second. Find the angle rotated during the next second.

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    The angular acceleration is constant. Thus we have,
    (we will use A for angular acceleration and z for the angle of rotation):

    z = Wo x T + ...

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