Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 11 - For Thought and Discussion: 12

Answer

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We know that when the basket is spinning at a very high angular velocity, it is difficult to change the direction of its angular momentum. When the basketball is spinning at a high rate, it has a high angular momentum and hence the basketball is stable.
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