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Angular Momentum Direction

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Consider a wheel rotating clockwise, moving in the linear direction shown in the image. In which direction does the angular momentum vector point?

A

Into the page.

B

Out of the page.

C

Clockwise in the direction of the wheel's rotation.

D

Counter-clockwise in the direction opposite the wheel's rotation.