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 - Page 200: 13


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When the turntable is moving, we know that the turntable must be moving opposite to the direction of the bug. After all, since angular momentum is conserved, we know that the turntable must spin. However, since the sum of the angular momentum must be 0, when the bug stops, the table will as well.
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