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Question: 

The blades in a blender rotate at a rate of 6500 rpm. When the motor is turned off during operation, the blades slow to rest in 4.0 s. What is the angular acceleration as the blades slow down?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$-170 \textrm{ rad/s}^2$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 8, Problem 4

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Chapter 8, Problem 4 is solved.

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