# Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Rotational Inertia and the Analog of Newton’s Law - Got It? - Page 176: 10.4

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For the solid sphere, the mass is located closer to the axis of rotation (the middle of the sphere) on average. The mass being further away causes the moment of inertia to increase, so the moment of inertia of the hollow sphere is greater.

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