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Frisbee Acceleration

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A frisbee is like a thin disk. The frisbee has a mass of 250 grams and is being spun about an axis perpendicular to the frisbee and through the center as indicated below.

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What is the best estimate for the angular acceleration of the disk based on this information?

A

$0.7\text{ }{ \cfrac { rad }{ { s }^{ 2 } } }$

B

$60\text{ }{ \cfrac { rad }{ { s }^{ 2 } } }$

C

$300\text{ }{ \cfrac { rad }{ { s }^{ 2 } } }$

D

$3000\text{ }{ \cfrac { rad }{ { s }^{ 2 } } }$