# three part question ; oscillations

**Question description**

A uniform rod of mass *M* and length *L* is pivoted at distance *x* from its center and undergoes harmonic oscillations.

*M* = 1.6 kg*L* = 1.5 m*x* = 0.21 m

Part (a) In terms of M, L, and x, what is the rod’s moment of inertia I about the pivot point.Part (b) Calculate the rod’s period T in seconds for small oscillations about its pivot point. |

Part (c) In terms of L, Find an expression for the distance x for which the period is a minimum._{m} |

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