Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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

Chapter 12 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 214: 8


No, it does not.

Work Step by Step

When we choose a pivot point, we are not changing what happens in the problem. In other words, choosing a pivot point does not affect the direction in which an object does or does not rotate. Furthermore, since we choose a pivot point purely for convenience, an object will not necessarily rotate around that point.
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