# I want to know that what is the physical and geometrical meaning of Angular Momentum?

### Asked by otekina | 20th Oct, 2014, 08:35: PM

Expert Answer:

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Angular momentum of a body about a given axis is the product of linear momentum and the perpendicular distance of line of action of linear momentum vector from the axis of rotataion. This is the **physical meaning of angular momentum**.
i.e
Angular momentum is a vector quantity.
**Geometrical meaning of angular momentum**.

Angular momentum of a body about a given axis is the product of linear momentum and the perpendicular distance of line of action of linear momentum vector from the axis of rotataion. This is the

**physical meaning of angular momentum**.i.e

Angular momentum is a vector quantity.

**Geometrical meaning of angular momentum**.

### Answered by Jyothi Nair | 21st Oct, 2014, 08:54: AM

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