# What is the moment of inertia of a pendulum with a mass of #4 kg# that is #3 m# from the pivot?

##### 1 Answer

May 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

The typical pendulum's "bob" is size is much smaller than the length of the pendulum shaft. Assuming that to be the case here, the mass is a point mass, and the moment of inertia is given by

Therefore,

I hope this helps,

Steve