# A solid cylinder has mass M, length L and radius R. The moment of inertia of the cylinder about a generator is

Q: A solid cylinder has mass M , length L and radius R. The moment of inertia of the cylinder about a generator is

(a) $M (\frac{L^2}{12} + \frac{R^2}{4})$

(b) $\frac{M L^2}{4}$

(c) $\frac{ M R^2}{2}$

(d) $\frac{3}{2} M R^2$

Ans: (a)